Academics
Construction Management Technology

Program Objective

The Construction Management Technology program (CMT) is designed to develop a capable and knowledgeable workforce, and to prepare interested participants for job opportunities in the field of construction. The program focus is on practical aspects of the technology, offering a flexible pathway for students' success, combining the technology transfer measures with practical industrial experience, with emphasis on successful operation of project management, and Green Technology implementation.

Program Information

The UMES-CMT Program at USG offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management, and is accredited by American Council of Construction Education. Students can take basic qualifying courses at neighboring community colleges, or any other universities and have their courses transferred to CMT program to be complemented with core construction and management courses being offered at USG campus. CMT enjoys the support of an Industry-Academia Advisory Board in developing the most suitable training program to accommodate today's industry requirements. All participants are required to have a minimum of two summer internship sessions to satisfy for their practical experience in the field of construction.

PROGRAM Courses and Descriptions

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Credit Transfer Evaluation

The following form will be used to evaluate course transfers for all applicants. Official transcripts are needed to accompany this form. Final approval of this schedule would be needed by UMES Registrar prior to any registration.

Guidelines, Tuition & Financial Opportunities

  • It is recommended to have at least 56 qualifying credits to be transferred to CMT program, and a maximum of 70 community college credits would be allowed. The remaining credits need to be taken at CMT-USG.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is needed to be considered for transfer credits, with a minimum grade of "C" for each course. Students need to keep a minimum GPA of 2.0 while participating in CMT program.
  • Tuition rates for programs offered at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) are those of the degree-granting institution. Financial aid is awarded by the institution offering the degree program, but facilitated by the USG Student Services Office. Many scholarships are also available at USG.
  • Students from NOVA Community College can apply for special tuition rate/scholarship, enjoying Maryland residents' rate.

For information about the Construction Management Technology program, please contact Bijan Shapoorian, Program Director, Department of Technology, at 301.738.6214 or bshapoorian@umes.edu

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