The mission of the Department of Construction Management at Kennesaw State University
is to develop students for professional construction leadership positions, with a
commitment to ethical and environmental responsibility., as well as prepare them for
advanced degree programs.
To accomplish the Department of Construction Management's mission, we use the following
Our programs are modeled to reflect the organization of the construction industry
by offering concentrations in Land Development, General Contracting, Specialty Construction
(Electrical & Mechanical), Heavy Construction, and Facilities Management. This organization
not only covers the different facets of the construction industry but also encompasses
the entire life cycle of buildings and facilities.
We endeavor to exceed the accreditation (ABET, ACCE, IFMA) standards for BS and MS
programs to not only stay competitive but remain a leader among institutions offering
one or more similar degrees or concentrations.
Through professional development activities of the Construction Management faculty,
we ensure that the quality of instruction and related technologies stays current on
innovations that continuously reshape the construction industry. All Construction
Management tenure-track faculty members publish in peer-reviewed publications and
participate in regional, national, and international conferences related to their
field of specialization.
For quality assurance and enhancement, the department, in collaboration with the Industry
Advisory Board, undertakes surveys of stakeholders, which include students, graduates,
employers, and alumni. The results of these surveys are shared periodically with the
board and faculty to identify the improvements required at the course, department,
and institutional levels.
The Department of Construction Management encourages faculty to be well-informed and
conversant with current industry issues. We position the size and offerings of the
- Serve the changing needs of the construction industry and an expanding national and
international student population
- Be a positive force in the local and national construction industry through collaboration
with other institutions and participation in professional and community organizations
- Add to the body of construction management knowledge through scholarly research and
- Support the strategic and academic direction of Kennesaw State University