Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management

Free information session: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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Applications for Fall 2016 Oct. 21, 2015 to Sept. 16, 2016.

Program Description

Watch a video about the Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management at SAIT Polytechnic The Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management program will provide graduates with structured management and leadership techniques in addition to providing the basis for broader management decisions and on-site leadership in construction operations.

The program prepares you for leadership roles in the construction industry. It has a major in construction project management and consists of a combination of core courses, specialty courses and general education courses.

As a Construction Project Manager you will ultimately be responsible for many aspects of a client's project, including project design, planning, scheduling, managing employees and contractors, managing equipment and materials, and budgeting.

This degree program is four years in length, consisting of eight 15-week semesters.

This program accepts students into first semester in September.

Note: This program utilizes an e-Learning (SAIT issued laptop computer) instructional delivery method.

Your Career

Graduates participate in construction, project management, facilities management, infrastructure development in the local and global construction industries. Graduates also pursue graduate-level credentials in the construction project management domain.

Numerous career paths exist for graduates of the BSc CPM. Some examples of typical entry level opportunities for graduates include the following:

  • Assistant Construction ManagerBrochure

  • Assistant Project Manager

  • Site Supervisor

  • Construction Inspector

  • Project Coordinator

  • Project Document Controller

  • Assistant Project Coordinator

  • Project Assistant

  • Assistant Site Supervisor

  • Associate Planner

  • Estimator

  • Junior Contract Administrator

  • Assistant Design Manager

  • Assistant Facilities Manager

There will also be significant opportunities for graduates of the BSc CPM to pursue a variety of self-employment opportunities, such as consulting, general contracting, small businesses in construction or other entrepreneurial ventures.

Student Success

 Students entering with higher grades usually experience more success in SAIT's programs. There is a direct correlation between the time and energy invested in studies to the success achieved. The level of course difficulty increases in moving from a diploma program into a degree program.