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Construction Project Leadership Webinar, May 27

Join us on Wednesday, May 27th at 12:00 PM EDT as the M.S. Construction Administration Program at Columbia University School of Professional Studies hosts leading construction experts as they share their insights and industry intelligence on career prospects in a new construction landscape. Register here for the Zoom webinar.

Shaping our built environment.


Construction Administration

Cities and towns are experiencing an unprecedented level of transformation. The New York metro area alone is currently constructing some of the largest and most advanced commercial, housing, and infrastructure projects in the nation. There has never been a greater need—or opportunity—for leaders in the burgeoning field of construction management. Columbia’s Master of Science in Construction Administration prepares construction professionals and those in related fields to tackle, lead, and shape our built environment. Graduates develop rewarding careers with some of the world's most respected architecture, engineering, and construction firms, entrusted with delivering some of the most impactful projects of our time.

Fast Facts

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Opportunity Top employers of graduates include the Port Authority of NY & NJ, MTA, AECOM, Tishman, and Turner.
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Market Size By 2021, new construction in the U.S. is predicted to reach over $1.4 trillion. (GlobalData)
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Trends Construction of green buildings has seen a sustained, sharp increase worldwide.
Program Options
Program Option Required Experience Course Formats Time Commitment
Master of Science (full-time)

At least 2-3 years industry experience, family business experience, or strong internship experience

On-campus*

3-4 terms

Capstone Project

Master of Science (part-time)

At least 2-3 years industry experience, family business experience, or strong internship experience

On-campus*

6-10 terms

Capstone Project

* Some business courses are available online as pre-approved electives.

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