Accelerating Opportunity: Kansas (AO-K) Construction Management Pathway

Earn a GED® while you complete a short-term program in the construction management field, leading to industry-recognized credentials and improved job prospects. Become an AO-K student today!


Construction managers wearing suits and hardhats looking out a window, presumably at a construction site

Launch a successful career while simultaneously receiving academic instruction and technical certificates. You may even qualify for free tuition for pathway courses.

AO-K Teaching Approach

  • Maximizes individual attention for success
  • Specialized teaching team
  • Improves basic reading, writing and math skills related to your technical career
  • Teaches both technical and professional skills 

The Construction Management Pathway can help build your credentials, education and earning potential.

Classes include:

  • Construction Management
  • Construction Cost Estimating
  • Construction Methods
  • Construction Specifications
  • Interpreting Architectural Drawings
  • Business Mathematics
  • Principles of Supervision
  • Small Business Accounting or Accounting I
  • Construction Safety/OSHA 30
  • Workplace Skills

Labor Department Outlook for Construction

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook reports strong demand for construction managers. The job outlook for 2014-2024 is 5% growth rate, with an $87,400 median annual wage for the profession.

To learn more, email Chris Specht, AO-K coordinator/instructor, or call her at 913-469-3003.