Construction Management Associate Degree Program

Construction Management Associate Degree Program

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Upon completion of a diploma program, students are eligible to enroll in an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program. Diploma programs are designed to help students begin work in their chosen field. Our AAS programs go beyond by allowing students to develop general education skill sets (in areas such as English, History and Math) and complete an advanced level of course work in their chosen field. As long as they have completed a diploma program or a specific number of credit hours from a related concentration, students may begin an AAS program anytime, even at night while they work. All of our AAS completion programs are 100% online.

What Is Construction Management?

Work with your hands, work outdoors and launch your career in Construction Management. Generally speaking, construction management is a professional service that oversees the end-to-end aspects of a construction project. Construction management may include:
  • Oversight of a project’s schedule.
  • Interpreting blueprints.
  • Budget and quality management of construction site’s development.
  • Maintaining a safe work environment and ensuring the safety of your team.

What Career Options Are Available in Construction Management?

Construction Managers are in literally every state, city and metropolitan area. This noble profession is fundamental to building, maintaining and growing the bedrock of a community’s structures and may be involved with the construction of:
  • Homes
  • Hi-Rise Apartments
  • Roads
  • Buildings
  • Playgrounds
  • Shelters
  • Sports Stadiums and Gyms
  • And many more!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs in the US for Construction Managers is expected to increase by 9% between 2019 and 2029.1

What You Will Learn in a Construction Management AAS Program

Prior to getting into construction management, professionals typically have some experience in a given area of construction, manufacturing or a given trade. Our online program is designed for people who already have 54 credit hours in a skilled trade concentration and in as little as 7 months you will learn:• In-depth analysis of quality control and project supervision.
  • Advanced techniques for project planning and contract management.
  • In-depth analysis of quality control and project supervision.
  • Dedicated study of crew leadership and safety management.
  • General education course work to meet the requirements of an associate degree.

Why Choose Our College?

For over 155 years, Rockford Career College has made a lasting impact on the students and community we serve by:
  • Making student success our #1 priority.
  • Designing courses that develop critical skill sets and expanding our student’s knowledge base for a life-time career.
  • Ensuring that the skills businesses need are the skills we teach.
  • Offering affordable programs that typically take less time to complete and have smaller class sizes than those of other schools.
  • Offering on-campus, hybrid, and completely online diploma and degree programs that provide more flexibility to fit your life-style.
  • Having the best career services team that has done the networking for you with numerous local employers and are here to help.

All of us here at Rockford Career College are here to help you succeed, whether it’s our free tutoring, helpful financial aid options, or connecting you with businesses for that great job. We may have changed names and locations over the years, but our goal remains the same: To prepare you for quick entry into the workforce.

Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

Program Length – 7 Months

100% of the program is online

 

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https://www.onetonline.org/link/localtrends/11-9021.00?st=IL&g=Go, retrieved 4/14/21.