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Is There a Future for Infrastructure Mega-Projects?

On January 13, 2021, the M.S. Construction Administration Program at Columbia University School of Professional Studies and the Global Infrastructure Hub convened a panel discussion of infrastructure exploring the future of large-scale urban infrastructure projects. The discussion centered on the challenges of mega-projects and how government and industry have been responding.

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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 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.

2019 Construction Careers Outcomes Report

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

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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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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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