Construction engineering and management program

The CU Denver Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) program includes two undergraduate degrees, an undergraduate Construction Management (CM) minor available to any degree major, several graduate degrees, and two graduate level certificates.

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.




  • Educate and support students to excel in the construction engineering and management profession
  • Empower students with knowledge and skills using latest technology, industry engagement, and interdisciplinary curriculum of engineering, architecture, and business to support, lead and advance industry.
  • Advance construction engineering and management education and knowledge using state-of-the-art research and innovative methods that leverage industry partnership, and interdisciplinary research and curriculum to prepare professionals of the future, serve the community, and improve existing processes and technologies.   

Faculty and staff