Construction & Facility Management

Crew at Construction Site

About the Major

A major in Construction and Facility Management prepares you for a career in the built environment. Students in the program blend design and engineering concepts with essential skills in business, construction, and facility management.

Students also gain aptitude in estimating documents, scheduling contracts, planning project execution, measuring results and ensuring quality, and project management.

Study Construction Management

Career Outcomes

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Where do students work after graduation?

Where do students work after graduation?

Job titles and employers for graduates reported within 6 months of graduation
Job Title Employer
Assistant Project Manager The Boson Company, Inc
Assistant Project Manager Hunt Electric Corporation
Assistant Project Manager New Hudson Facades
Assistant Preconstruction Manager LS Black Constructors
Certified Field Inspector Inventory
Construction Manager ICS Consulting
Energy Consultant The Element Group
Environmental Sustainability Intern Annapurna Solutions
Estimator PCL Construction
Project Coordinator H2I Group, Inc.
Project Engineer Ryan Companies
Project Engineer Weis Builders
Project Engineer Yellow Tree Services
Project Engineer Doran Companies
Project Engineer Rachel Contracting
Project Engineer Knutson Construction
Project Manager Opus Design & Build
Project Manager Assistant Corvel Group
Residential Estimator Schwieters Companies
Second Leiutenant US Marine Corps
US Soldier US Army
VEC Specialist Knutson Construction

Where do students continue education after graduation?

Where do students continue education after graduation?

List of programs and schools students enrolled in after graduation
Program School
Construction Management National University
Public Policy University of Minnesota
Real Estate Development IE Bussines School

Where students interned and gained experience during school

Where are alumni 5 years after graduation?

Where are alumni 5 years after graduation?

Sampling of job titles and employers 5 years after graduation
Job Title Employer
Accounting Coordinator MinnTech Electronics Inc
Construction Project Manager Horwitz, Inc
Facilities Project Manager St. Paul Public Schools
Loss Control Consultant League of Minnesota Cities
Preconstruction Estimator Knuston Construction Services
Project Manager McGough
Project Manager Miron Construction
Project Manager Opus Design Build
Project Manager/Estimator Olympic Companies Inc
Project Scheduler Hunter Roberts Construction Group
Sales Development Representative Thomson Reuters
Senior Estimator New Husdon Facades

Where are alumni 10 years after graduation?

Where are alumni 10 years after graduation?

Sampling of job titles and employers 10 years after graduation
Job Title Employer
Construction Project Manager Mall of America
Director of Corporate Communications Walker Engineering
Engineer Carrier HVAC
EO Consultant/Project Manager Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities
Local 563 Laborer Journeyman Kelleher Construction
Manager Site Development and Construction Electrify America
Project Engineer US Army Corps of Engineers
Project Executive Mortenson
Project Manager Ames Construction
Project Manager ICS Consulting
Project Manager LS Black Constructors
Project Manager Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Project Manager Tamarak Land Development
Project Manager I Consolidated Construction Co., Inc.
Project Manager/Estimator Superior Iron
Resource Planning Manager PulteGroup
Senior Contruction Manager Stantec
Senior Project Manager Shingobee Builders
Senior Underwriter Minnesota Housing
Solutions Analyst Sevan Multi-Site Solutions
State Aid Plan Specialist Minnesota Department of Transportation
Superintendant McGough Construction
Teaching and Assessment Manager Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services
VP Risk Engineering Swiss Re

Full outcomes report including salary, locations, satisfaction, and more

Common Entry-Level Job Titles

  • BIM Specialist
  • Building Inspector
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Contractor or Subcontractor
  • Facility Manager
  • Field Engineer
  • General Superintendent
  • Owner Representative
  • Project Assistant
  • Project Manager
  • QA/QC Inspector
  • Supplier or Vendor

Top Employers

  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Hensel Phelps
  • JE Dunn Construction
  • Knutson Construction
  • Loeffler Construction and Consulting
  • LS Black Constructors
  • Mortenson
  • Opus Design & Build
  • Parson's Electric
  • Reuter Walton Commercial
  • RJM Construction
  • Ryan Companies

Additional Resources

In addition to these resources we recommend the following strategies to locate more information about careers related to your major:

  • O*NET and Careerwise. These tools provide comprehensive information about a wide range of careers including typical duties, salaries, employment outlook, skills and interests.
  • Locate professional associations related to your major or career interests by conducting a Google Search on “(Name of major/career area/industry) professional associations.” Try these keywords: construction, management, residential, commercial, independent contractors, project management
  • Get involved in one of the many industry-related student groups on campus. These groups provide links to experiences, guest speakers, and discussion with like-minded students.
  • CCAPS Pura Vida Tour