Construction Management Technology


Construction Management Certificate

DIVISION: Business & Technology

The Construction Management certificate and degree programs at Delgado Community College include a 35-credit hour curriculum that prepares students for entry level jobs, and a 71-credit hour program that provides the skills necessary to work in construction management. Delgado's one-year certificate or two-year associate degree programs in Construction Management are designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs or management positions in the construction industry.

Construction managers plan and direct construction projects. They survey job sites, draft building plans, and supervise construction projects. To be effective at these tasks, it is important to have an understanding of many areas of construction including structural statistics, concrete mixtures, cost estimating, and construction codes and practices. Many construction managers own their own businesses or they are salaried employees of construction management or contracting firms. Construction managers are usually well paid with salaries averaging around $21 per hour, based on experience.

Please call (504) 671-6100 for more information.

 

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT INFORMATION:

Academic Year 

08-09

09-10

10-11

11-12

12-13

Graduation Rate  

11

15

11 

3

5

Program GPA

3.16 

3.10

3.46

3.19

3.52

Average Technology Programs GPA

3.38

3.30

3.38

3.38

3.41

 

Average Starting Salary: $43,880 (LA Department of Labor, 2012).

The program can be completed in 24 months (as listed in the college catalog).

Placement Rate: For the latest available employment reports go to: http://www.dcc.edu/departments/ir/employmentreports/