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Alumni Spotlight: Building a Career in Construction Management

Find your path to a career in construction management at Vanderbilt School of Engineering

When taking the time to explore various graduate engineering degree programs, it's important to consider the experiences of both current students and alumni who are or have participated in the program.

By doing so, you can evaluate whether a particular engineering degree program could be a good fit for you.

Vanderbilt School of Engineering offers a rigorous, competitive construction management graduate degree in civil engineering — a master's degree in civil engineering for future construction managers who wish to understand, address and solve the broad range of challenges confronting the construction industry.

Discover further what a career in construction management can look like in our interactive resource, Is Engineering & Construction a Good Career Path?
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We talked to a few construction management professionals who obtained Vanderbilt University's master of engineering in civil engineering with a concentration in construction management; here's what they had to say.

Cerise Inganji, Construction Management Estimator


Anna Sinervo, Construction Management Project Manager

At Vanderbilt University, we produce marketable engineering professionals who are well-equipped to secure their dream careers.

With hands-on learning opportunities, internship options and expert faculty who are dedicated to the success of our engineering students, graduates of the School of Engineering enter the workforce with the marketable and valuable skills needed to succeed in a variety of engineering careers in the construction industry. 

Here are two more of our noteworthy graduates:

Sree Lakshmi Buravalli, master of engineering in civil engineering with a concentration on construction management; Senior Project Controls Specialist at Burns & McDonnell

Paul Kevin Shrem, master of engineering in civil engineering with a concentration on construction management; Director of the Engineering-Architecture Division at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

Learn more about how to become a construction manager at Vanderbilt School of Engineering:

At Vanderbilt University, we are dedicated to approaching education from a holistic perspective — educating the whole person and building a diverse community of driven, innovative engineering professionals.

You have the opportunity to advance your skill set and transform your career by pursuing a master of engineering in civil engineering with a concentration in construction management, and we hope you choose to achieve academic excellence with us at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering.

If you are ready to reward your ambition and join a community of visionary experts, we encourage you to connect with us soon.

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