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USC Catalogue 2022-2023 
USC Catalogue 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Construction Management (MCM)

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Students possessing a bachelor’s degree and with sufficient training in capital management and statistics may pursue the Master of Construction Management. The purpose of the Master of Construction Management program is to educate and train multidisciplinary professionals to understand and execute the broad array of technical and non-technical activities associated with construction management. The program provides special attention to the function of the constructor in real estate development.

Applicants to the program are expected to have completed undergraduate course work in engineering economy or business finance.

For admission requirements, refer to Viterbi Graduate Degrees and Requirements at USC Viterbi School of Engineering .

Total minimum units: 32

Additional Requirements

The minimum requirement for the Master of Construction Management degree is 32 units. At least four elective courses totaling at least 16 units are required for this degree. These may be taken from the USC Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, other engineering departments, the USC Price School of Public Policy, the USC School of Architecture, the USC Gould School of Law or the USC Marshall School of Business, subject to adviser approval. Admission to some classes requires advanced prerequisites and is subject to availability and approval of the instructor.

General Requirements

Residence and Course Load

The normal time required for earning the Master of Construction Management is four semesters. Students are expected to participate in extracurricular activities associated with the Master of Construction Management program, including the speaker series and field trips. A candidate must complete the last four semester units of course work at USC.

Students who wish to take a leave of absence for a semester or longer must request it from the chairman of the Astani Department in writing. Such leaves may be granted for up to one year.

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