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Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management

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Delivery Options

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  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

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Open Studies

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It is an opportunity to get a feel for school and what program you want to be in.

International Students

Program availability may be limited for international applicants. Contact your student advisor for more information.

Advanced Credit

You may apply for advanced credit once you have been accepted into the program. Advanced Credit can be Transfer Credit (for completed post-secondary courses) or PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition).

Transfer Credit

In addition to the common guidelines outlined on the Transfer and Credit Options section and on the Transfer Credit Request Form (PDF), your program has other advanced credit requirements that are applied to each request including:

  • You must have completed the course or program no more than 10 year(s) ago unless a formalized articulation agreement is in place
  • You must have a minimum mark of B- in the course(s) or program

Prior Learning and Assessment Recognition (PLAR)

If you do not qualify for transfer credit or credential recognition, Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) may be an option.

Contact the program for additional information about Advanced Credit.

Construct your career

NAIT's Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management degree program will teach you how to plan, coordinate and control a construction project from start to finish.

The program will help you combine practical skills with the technical training and theoretical knowledge you'll need to successfully manage a construction project. When you graduate, you will be ready to bridge the gap from entry-level technologist to a leadership or management role in the growing heavy-industrial, commercial, engineering or construction industries.

Employment rates reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and do not guarantee future employment opportunities.

Salaries reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and are not a guarantee of future alumni income.

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

The BTech-CM program combines practical skills with the technical training and theoretical knowledge you will need to successfully manage a construction project. When you graduate, you will be ready to bridge the gap from entry-level technologist to a leadership and management role in the growing heavy-industrial, commercial, engineering and construction industries.

Coursework will teach you the ins and outs of:

  • scheduling
  • estimating
  • safety
  • contract law
  • cost control
  • tendering
  • project management

You can expect to perform risk management, construction estimates, and scheduling activities for actual projects.

Flexible delivery

This program has been designed to allow you to meet degree requirements while still maintaining a work-life balance through traditional classroom and eLearning options. What is eLearning?

Face-to-face courses are 15 weeks in length, (8 weeks during spring term). eLearning courses are 10 weeks long. 

If you work full-time, you can take this program on a part-time basis. It is possible to take 1 or 2 classes per semester based on your workload. For face-to-face courses, lectures and labs will run 2 to 3 hours long in the evenings unless the course is offered online.

Additional requirements and considerations

Students who are conditionally accepted to the BTech-CM program pending successful completion of bridging courses may be eligible to take some courses from the BTech-CM simultaneously through Open Studies.

Please contact the program area to complete your enrolment in one or more of the following courses: COMM3210, RSCH3000, STAT3010, BTCM3270, and BTCM3310.

Contact the program to enrol and for more information

Enter the workforce with confidence

The Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management degree program is a unique offering that will prepare you to manage the safe, timely and cost-effective delivery of a broad range of projects in industries like construction, oil and gas, engineering, design, research and development, and entrepreneurship. 

Typical careers include:

  • Estimator
  • Construction manager
  • Project document controller
  • Scheduler
  • Cost-control specialist
  • Superintendent
  • Building inspector
  • Contract administrator
  • Facilities manager
  • Project manager/coordinator/planner
  • Construction inspector
  • Occupational health and safety coordinator

More information about related careers, duties, working conditions and salaries can be found at the following online resources:

Opportunities for further education

NAIT's BTech-CM degree is recognized by many Canadian post-secondary institutions. If you are looking to continue your studies, this degree will prepare you for graduate and PhD programs related to construction management, including Project Management, Construction Management, and Construction Engineering and Management.

If you plan to transition to graduate studies, NAIT advisors can help you decide on a school and program.

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Waitlisting Program is full and qualified applicants are being placed on a waitlist. For information about waitlists, please visit the Waitlist FAQs.

If you’re on a non-competitive waitlist, you should consider NAIT’s Academic Upgrading program or NAIT Equivalency Tests to become a more competitive applicant.

There is no guarantee that waitlisted applicants will be offered a seat, however it is common for seats to become available until the start of class. As seats become available, they are filled from the waitlist.
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