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Earn a GED® while you complete a short-term certificate 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, specialized support 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 courses in the Construction Management pathway 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

When all courses are completed, you will have earned a college credential with a certificate in Construction Management.  

Launch a new career

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

You will be prepared for a career in construction. You will learn about many essential management skills needed to keep projects on schedule and on budget, including safety, cost estimation, personnel supervision, and business and data management.

Commerce Department outlook for construction

The Kansas Department of Commerce reports wages for Construction Managers are very competitive. The median wage is $77,390 per year in Kansas.

Learn more

To learn more, email Angie Huber, AO-K Coordinator, or call 913-469-8500, ext. 7690.