The interdisciplinary CU Denver Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) program leverages CU Denver’s accredited schools of engineering, architecture and business to prepare students for today’s complex construction industry. Programs are designed to enable engineers, construction managers, architects, business majors and others to advance within a wide variety of construction career paths or to transition into the dynamic, exciting and high paying building industry.
CU Denver’s campus is located in heart of Denver, a thriving urban environment and construction community, and employment rates for graduates remain consistently high. The program caters to nontraditional and working students through condensed and flexible academic offerings. Coursework is purposefully interdisciplinary to address and lead the future of construction.
The CEM program has a strong relationship with the construction industry through an advisory board, guest speakers, field trips, student clubs and assistance to students in finding internships and careers.
Students interested in construction degrees may pursue a bachelor of science in construction engineering and management or in construction management. Details for each program can be found on the civil engineering undergraduate program pages.
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