Construction Management - general contractors, specialty...

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Construction Management Construction Management is the 2 nd largest industry in Nevada. Graduates that earn a degree in Construction Management help build many objects such as: highways, airports, dams, water treatment plants, refineries, pharmaceutical plants, chemical plants, commercial buildings and houses. Construction management addresses both the engineering and management aspect of construction. UNLV offers a variety of degrees in construction management to choose from. For undergraduate students UNLV offers a BS Degree in Construction Management and a MS in Construction Management. UNR offers a professional degree in Construction Management. There is a very high demand for Construction Management students. The average starting salary for graduates in Las Vegas is between $52,000 and $70,000. As experience is gained the salary can go over $100,000. Interns earn between $15 and $21 in the field of Construction Management. Many different firms hire graduating students, some of those include:
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Unformatted text preview: general contractors, specialty contractors, engineering firms, consulting firms, real estate, developer companies, owner companies, vendors, and more. Being a construction management graduate can lead to many rewarding careers such as: company owner, company executive, construction engineer, estimator, cost engineer, safety manager, claims consultant, marketing, finance, software development and support and numerous others. The definition of Construction Management is: a professional service that applies effective management techniques to the planning, design, and construction of a project from inception to completion for the purpose of controlling time, cost and quality as defined by Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). Getting a degree in construction management is no easy task. Students must take a minimum of 134 credit hours, and take a variety of classes from mathematics and physics to construction management safety....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course EGG 101 taught by Professor Abella during the Fall '07 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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