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At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Construction Administration

Master of Science

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Shaping our built environment.

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 program prepares graduates for a variety of careers at the forefront of construction and project leadership. 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.

Learn how students and graduates of the M.S. in Construction Administration are advancing knowledge with purpose in the 2019 Construction Careers Outcomes Report.

Fast Facts

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#1 Columbia University’s M.S. in Construction Administration Program was ranked #1 of 25 Best Master’s in Construction Management programs by Great Business Schools.
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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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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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