Construction Management, Certificate of Technology

Program Information

Were you born with a take-charge attitude and a passion for building? Are you a natural-born leader with an interest in commercial and industrial planning? If so, then a career in construction management may be the right path for you.

The San Jacinto College Construction Management program:

  • Is designed to prepare graduates in the field of commercial and industrial construction management. Graduates will assist in the planning, direction, and coordination of activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of commercial and industrial structures and facilities;
  • Allows students to participate in the conceptual development and organization of a construction project, pricing and procurement, cost scheduling, and the overseeing of its organization, estimating, scheduling, and the implementation of the project; and
  • Offers courses covering material familiarization, specialized construction fields such as civil, carpentry, mechanical, piping and plumbing systems, electrical/electronic, building envelopes, legal contracts, codes, permit processes, and state entities with an understanding of the green elements of each.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of San Jacinto College’s Construction Management program have the opportunity to work as:

  • Project managers,
  • Superintendents,
  • Estimators,
  • Assistant project managers,
  • Assistant superintendents,
  • Project engineers,
  • Field engineers, and
  • Safety engineers.

As Houston continues to grow, the construction management job outlook remains positive. The Gulf Coast area is expected to add an estimated 1,970 construction manager positions annually through 2022.1

Earning Potential

Construction manager: $99,630 per year 1

For more information, students may contact 281-998-6150, x7765.

Campus

North Campus

Information

The purpose of the Construction Management program is to prepare graduates in the field of commercial and industrial construction management. Graduates will assist in the planning, direction, and coordination of activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of commercial and industrial structures and facilities. They will participate in the conceptual development and organization of a construction project, pricing and procurement, scheduling and overseeing of its organization, estimating, and the implementation of the project. This includes material familiarization; specialized construction fields such as civil, carpentry, mechanical, and piping and plumbing systems; electrical/ electronic; building envelopes; legal contracts; codes and permit processes through state and local identities with an understanding of the green elements of each.

The program will also prepare students to sit for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour certification exam.

Plan of Study

North Campus
4CSTR-MGMT

Plan of Study Grid
First TermCredits
CNBT 1210 Basic Construction Safety 2
CNBT 1311 Construction Methods & Materials I 3
CNBT 2310 Commercial/Industrial Blueprint Reading 3
CNBT 2342 Construction Management I 3
 Credits11
Second Term
CNBT 1315 Field Engineering I 3
CNBT 1446 Construction Estimating I 4
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
CNBT 1442 Building Codes and Inspections 4
 Credits14
Third Term
CNBT 2435 Computer-Aided Construction Scheduling 4
CNBT 2440 Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical Systems in Construction II 4
CNBT 2366
Practicum-Construction Technology
or Construction Management II
3
 Credits11
 Total Credits36

Capstone Experience: CNBT 2366 Practicum-Construction Technology or CNBT 2344 Construction Management II