Gain the skills you need to lead your team

There is a growing need for trained professionals in construction and trades. The economic trends and outlook for careers in this field are very favorable. This includes the need for managers and those with bachelor’s degrees. At Concordia, we will set you up for success and help differentiate you in the marketplace.  

Credits120
Cost Per Credit$526
Careers
  • Health & Safety Manager
  • Chief Estimator
  • Site Supervisor
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Program Overview

The increasing complexity of construction projects due to regulations, laws, risk management, and technological advances are increasing the demand for managers with specialized knowledge in the industry. Through our program you will learn the expected standards for construction and trades materials, safety, energy efficiency, environmental protection, and mitigating potential litigation. Sophistication in building materials, construction methods, and technologies are needed to repair and expand infrastructure.

As a graduate of this program, you will be equipped to enter the industry as a leader, problem solver, and innovator. You will become valued members of the team for being able to apply modern knowledge to the planning, cost estimating, scheduling, supervision, and communication of projects in a timely and safe manner.

This program is offered at the Center locations listed below. Please note, specific Construction and Trades Management (CTM) courses will only be offered at Appleton, Kenosha and Madison. Students may take all other courses at any Center location.

This program is also offered as a Certificate and a Minor. Please see course catalog for full descriptions and courses/credits.

What to Expect
Through this program, you will:
  • Gain knowledge of a variety of methods of professional communication (orally and written) for construction and trades audiences
  • Recognize legal, ethical, and safety issues and apply professional and Christian standards in decision making and problem solving while minimizing risk
  • Apply modern methods of electronic technology, cost estimating and control, project scheduling techniques, and project management to chosen field
  • Learn field inspection techniques and safety standards while maintaining high quality assurance and control
  • Navigate organizational dynamics, including leadership and employee development as relevant to construction and trades organizations
Locations

In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work. The Bachelor of Arts in Construction and Trades Management program is available at the following:

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