Building for tomorrow

Continually ranked among the top in the nation, the Construction Management program at UNI prepares graduates to lead in the fast-paced, high-growth construction industry.

Coursework is designed in collaboration with industry leaders to reflect the needs and desires of tomorrow’s employers.

With the demand for construction management jobs growing much faster than average, our graduates go on to successful careers as: project managers, safety engineers, business developers, project schedulers, assistant superintendents and estimators.

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Nationally-ranked program

Ranked “Best Colleges with Construction Management Degrees in America” according to in 2020. 


Career placement

The Construction Management program at UNI has boasted a 100% career placement rate over the last five years


starting salary

The average starting salary of our Construction Management graduates is $60,000 to $70,000 per year.


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Department of Technology
University of Northern Iowa
Industrial Technology Center 25
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0392

Phone: (319) 273-2561

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University of Northern Iowa's Construction Management program will arm you with the skills to manage the day-to-day operations of a construction site, from planning, budgeting and operating building projects of all sizes. Careers in the field include:

  • Project Manager
  • Safety Engineer
  • Business Developer
  • Project Scheduler
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Estimator


The Construction Management program at UNI ties industry-centric, applied learning experiences to our coursework. Typical career track courses include:

  • Construction Project Planning and Scheduling: Examine the scheduling and planning process involved in construction projects, including the use of specialized software for workflow.
  • Legal and Social Environment of Business: Introduction to law. This course covers contracts, torts, business ethics and government regulation of business; includes administrative, discrimination, and international law.
  • Construction Management: Learn management concepts in construction: business methods, finance, decision making, labor relations, quality control, and analysis of office and field problems.

Construction Management Major at UNI

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Construction Management at UNI

UNI’s Construction Management program is one of the best. Our professors are experts in the industry, and they make sure you have everything it takes to stand out in the field.

Ben Lorenz
Recent Graduate
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Hands-On Learning

Some of the most impactful learning experiences happen beyond the textbook. In the UNI Department of Technology, you'll learn by physically surveying land, estimating real-life building projects and planning time and budget-sensitive projects. Put your skills to use on real projects – whether it’s building tiny houses, or helping plan construction projects here on campus.