The Master’s in Construction Management program is the best option for passionate individuals looking to advance their careers in construction or engineering. By earning this degree, graduates will become eligible for senior-level and specialty positions in these industries, including project management, civil engineering, specialized construction projects, and entrepreneurial business ventures.

If you are looking for a Construction Management online program that will help you take the next steps professionally, you may be a great candidate for The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Our MSCM degree focuses on helping our students improve upon their previous education and work experience to learn how to manage complex, large-scale projects while exposing them to advanced construction engineering theories and technology. Our professors in the Department of Engineering Management and Technology are local and national business leaders, who share their expertise with students to help them learn the skills they need in their respective industries.

To help ensure that our Master’s in Construction Management is a great fit for our students, we offer these courses 100% online on a part-time or full-time schedule to allow you to still pursue your career while taking classes. As well, we do not require the GRE for admission. By keeping costs down for our Construction Management program, we focus instead on offering an affordable, quality education that will open opportunities for our graduates.
Our Master’s of Science in Construction Management curriculum covers a variety of topics to prepare you for real-world experiences, including:
  • Strategic Bidding and Estimating
  • Advanced Operations and Constructability
  • Sustainability and LEED
  • Construction Law: Contracts and Claims
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Management, or closely related field with a minimum GPA of 2.7 for all undergraduate work taken for a baccalaureate degree. 
  • All GPAs are based on a 4.0 point scale and are cumulative including all undergraduate courses completed; the last two years of undergraduate coursework are equivalent to approximately 60-70 semester hours or 90-100 quarter hours.

Completed application on University Of Tennessee Chattanooga's website

Official Transcripts

Submit official transcripts from each college or university attended (even those from whom transfer credits were earned) to UTC's Graduate School.

To expedite the receipt of official transcripts, UTC recommends the use of an electronic transcript submission service such as:

If mailing official transcripts, they must be mailed directly from the institution to:

  • The Graduate School
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Department 5305
  • 615 McCallie Avenue
  • Chattanooga, TN 37403
Application Fee

Pay a $35 one-time, non-refundable application fee ($40 for international student applications). This fee is paid when completing the online application.

International Students

International student applicants (not U.S. born or naturalized citizens) have additional application requirements detailed in the International Student Application Guide on the UTC International Student Services Office web site.

  • GRE is required for Engineering (Automotive Systems, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical), Engineering Management and Construction Management. It is not required for Computer Science.
  • Duolingo English Test

Note: International student applicants must submit admission materials to the UTC International Student Services Office.

33 Credit Hours

In-State:  $18,200-$20,500
Out-of-State:  $19,700-$22,100

Tuition Subject to Change
Financial aid is available for students who qualify.