Construction Management

Letter from Director

Director Ed Keeter

Thank you for visiting the Construction Management webpage. Jefferson is an exciting place to prepare for a career in the challenging field of construction management. Our curriculum takes a hands-on, real world approach and fosters collaboration and innovation to prepare you for success. 

You will find an industry-experienced faculty dedicated to assisting you in every way to acquire the skills and knowledge you will need in your career. Class meeting time is focused on working together to understand and solving the challenges faced by today’s construction professionals.

Students work and learn in collaboration with students from construction management and related disciplines within our College, preparing them to participate in and lead effective interdisciplinary project teams.

Our graduates are prepared to succeed. We have worked to create a curriculum that hones skills and knowledge, including:

  • Leadership, communication, problem solving, and business management skills.
  • Project Management from feasibility to commissioning and closeout.
  • Project life-cycle and sustainability.
  • Construction law, contract administration and regulatory compliance.
  • Types and behavior of construction materials and structures.
  • Project delivery methods
  • The means and methods of construction.
  • Finance and accounting principles and procedures for construction.
  • Planning, scheduling, and methods of integrated project control
  • Estimating, budgeting, purchasing, and cost control
  • Safety, health, environmental and quality management of the construction process

To find out more about our program and careers in construction management, please contact me. I would be delighted to speak with you by phone, or show you our program and walk you around our beautiful campus.

Best wishes,

Edward Keeter, Ph.D
Director and Associate Professor
Construction Management Programs

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