Department of Construction Science

The Construction Science and Management (CSM) program at Tuskegee is one of the oldest construction baccalaureate programs in the country.  Its roots can be traced back to the trade orientation that Tuskegee had in the early twentieth century.  Its mission at one time was to provide skilled craftsmen who were capable of building sound structures and who would ultimately strive to become general contractors. However, with the evolution of project management, the present mission is much broader than the original one.

Currently, the program attracts students from all regions of the U.S. and internationally.  Graduates of the CSM program hold positions in all sectors of the construction industry throughout the world.  Students within the program are fully engaged in educational and hands-on activities both within and outside of the formal classroom setting.  To ensure that Tuskegee Construction Science and Management students are receiving education of the highest quality and relevancy, CSM faculty regularly participates in professional development opportunities and engages with its construction Industry Advisory Board for best practices.

The CSM Mission is to produce “Project Ready” construction professionals who are managers of people, finance, time and physical resources, and who are knowledgeable of the standards of quality required of all trades employed during the construction process. The CSM program is a member of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) and has been granted full Accreditation Candidate Status by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management

The Construction Science and Management Department provides professional training in construction project management. The curriculum can be completed in four years and provides a wide variety of course offerings including construction methods, sustainability principles, surveying, project controls management, building information modeling, business, humanities, physical sciences, and  general studies.

We also encourage students to participate in the CSM Co-op/Internship Program. Some of the benefits received by student participants of the Co-op Program include: college credit for work in their major field of study, earning money for tuition and expenses, improved opportunities for employment upon graduation, applying classroom learning to actual/on-the-job experiences, establishing a professional network, developing maturity, professionalism and self-confidence and learning how to work with colleagues in a professional atmosphere.

Additional training and certifications available through the Construction Science and Management Department currently include: OSHA 10 & 30 Hour, Erosion Control Management (QCI), and Landscape Management.

What type of student do we look for?

  • PROBLEM SOLVER – able to solve issues with little information
  • COMMUNICATOR – able to convey information with all types of disciplines
  • PASSIONATE – see learning as an adventure and not just a means to a degree
  • DRIVE & AMBITION – is persistent, results oriented, doesn't give up easily
  • DEDICATED, DEPENDABLE, CAPABLE, accepts criticism as a means to success
  • ORGANIZED – physically and mentally 

ACCE

American Council for 
Construction Education

ABC

Associated Builders 
and Contractors

AGC

Associated General 
Contractors

ASC

Associated Schools 
of Construction

SLC

Sigma Lambda Chi
International
Construction Honor Society

USGBC

U.S. Green 
Building Council

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