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What will I learn in JCCC's Construction Management program?

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Become an expert in the commercial construction delivery process through JCCC’s Construction Management program.

Learn to oversee a construction project from start to finish:

  • Identify the requirements for a new facility
  • Determine how to manage the construction
  • Understand how to manage the completed facility

You can earn a degree, the 63-credit-hour Associate of Applied Science in Construction Management Technology. Or enhance your existing construction experience with our 28-credit hour Construction Management Certificate, which allows you to get your education while you continue to work.

[Catalog] Construction Management Technology, AAS

[Catalog] Construction Management Certificate

[Catalog] Construction Management courses

Why JCCC for Construction Management?

JCCC is one of just a handful of schools — even counting four-year institutions — where you can complete the program and be prepared to take tests for three professional certifications.

Increase your marketability with these certifications:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Safety Certification (30 hours)
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate Certification (a credential in high demand as more building sites seek LEED certification)
  • Construction Document Technologist (CDT) Certification

Benefit from small classes taught by faculty who have degrees in construction or engineering science and years of industry experience. You can also:

  • Network with advisory board members to learn more about careers in the field
  • Visit job sites to experience the construction process firsthand
  • Visit with guest speakers for more insight into the industry
  • Join our student chapter of CSI (Construction Specifications Institute), which is closely aligned with the Kansas City CSI chapter
  • Intern with an employer for 3 elective credit hours and get hands-on experience that could lead to a future job position
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Consider a career in construction management, and find yourself in high demand. Students who excel in this career often are skilled in:

  • Drafting
  • Math
  • Visualization
  • Logic and sequence
  • Critical thinking

Upon graduating, you will be ready to join the growing construction industry as a:

  • Construction contractor
  • Contract administrator
  • Designer
  • Construction manager
  • Facility manager
  • Estimator
  • Manufacturer’s representative

In addition, as you prepare to find a job, we help you set up and manage your LinkedIn page and show you how to research potential employers and positions, create a resume and how to respond in an interview.

Download the Construction Management Program Outlook (PDF) for employment projections and salary information.

Need help with career decisions? Visit the Career Development Center.

The cost of going to college can drastically impact your ability to succeed. At Johnson County Community College, we want our students to be able to afford a program that they love. That’s why we’re constantly working to make tuition more affordable for you.

Here’s what JCCC has to offer:

Textbook and other supply costs vary depending on your courses.

There are several things to consider when budgeting for college. Visit our Cost of Attendance page for detailed information.

Resources and Tools at JCCC

Being a student at JCCC means you have access to a range of services and resources to help you succeed. We offer professional tutoring and small, personalized class sizes. When you attend Johnson County Community College, your education truly matters.

The cost of going to school can be daunting. Fortunately, our Financial Aid office is here to help you through the process. Our counselors can help you find ways to fund your schooling, including scholarships and student loans, both of which can help to reduce the cost of your tuition every semester.

If you need help discovering what your passion will be post-graduation, our Career Development Center and Academic Counseling services are great support tools.

You can also further your education by transferring to a four-year school. JCCC is here to help make the transition to another college program easy and stress-free.