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[New Resource] Here’s How YOU Can Become a Construction Manager

If you are a driven professional who wants to bring innovative engineering solutions to an existing field, you have a valuable opportunity at your fingertips.

You have the opportunity to enroll in a respected graduate civil engineering program that is specifically designed for future construction managers looking to break into the field.

In an effort to provide you with the valuable information you need to make an informed decision about earning a graduate engineering degree, the professionals at Vanderbilt University School of Engineering developed an interactive, digital resource for future civil engineers who want to secure a successful career in the construction management field: The Value of a Construction Management Graduate Degree in Civil Engineering.

Click below to download the construction management guide:

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In this downloadable eBook, we will explore a variety of topics — all related to preparing you for a professional future in the construction industry:

The urgent need for construction managers today:

Delayed technology adoption, lack of sustainable building solutions, risk management, budget constraints, labor shortages and a professional talent gap — the construction management field is facing a variety of challenges like these, and so many more. 

What is the solution to the lack of skilled construction management professionals? 

We answer this important question for you and provide you with actionable next steps for breaking into this dynamic and interdisciplinary field.



Understanding the construction management job outlook:

As a professional making the important decision to invest in a graduate engineering degree, you need to know that upon graduation, you will enter the workforce with the sought-after skills needed to make you indispensable in the field.

What is the construction management job outlook? 

We explore why and how the construction management field is experiencing significant job growth — leading to lucrative careers in construction management.

Note: The construction management field is projected to grow 10 percent between 2018 and 2028 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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Why you need a graduate civil engineering degree:

Today, we are being asked to adapt and thrive amidst a variety of pressing challenges. Between facing a global pandemic and political unrest, it is so important to remember one thing: Education will be the avenue through which communities and individuals positively impact the future and the lives of others. 

Why should you obtain a graduate degree in civil engineering? 

We provide data-driven research that examines the value of a graduate civil engineering degree today and why Vanderbilt University School of Engineering is uniquely qualified to prepare you to succeed in the competitive construction management field.


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Join a community of engineering experts in Vanderbilt University's construction management program:

The Vanderbilt School of Engineering offers a master of engineering in civil engineering with a concentration in construction management. Vanderbilt University’s construction management program teaches the latest developments in construction technologies and software with management principles to understand, address and solve the broad range of challenges confronting the construction industry — now, and in the years to come.

If you are thinking about enrolling in a respected graduate construction management program, then you have the unique opportunity to do exactly that at our School of Engineering. 

We are excited and ready to help you join the construction management field with the sought-after skills needed to secure a successful career: request more information or start your online application today.

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Download Vanderbilt University's construction management guide and take the first step in securing a meaningful career in construction management.

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