School of Applied Sciences and Technology

Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management

This program is not currently accepting applications.

Current and recently admitted students can find program and course information in the Academic Progress Report section of the MyNAIT student portal.

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.

Quick Facts

Credential: Degree

NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education. Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom

Campus: Main

Any in-person components of your courses will be delivered at NAIT's Main Campus in Edmonton. View map

Delivery Options:

  • Online Evening and/or Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays in the evening, or Saturdays and Sundays.

Length: 2 Years

With a typical full-time course load, this program will take 2 Years to complete.

Open Studies: Not Available

This program does not currently have any courses available for Open Studies.

International Students: Accepted

This program accepts international students, however, program availability may be limited. Check program availability for this term. This program also meets the eligibility for the Post-Graduation Work Permit program. Each student is responsible for maintaining their eligibility throughout their studies.

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Median Starting Salary

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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.

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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. 

  • 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

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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For General Program Information

Phone: 780.471.8701 

For Advanced/transfer credit information

Mohamed Elbarkouky, Program Chair
​Email: melbarkouky@nait.ca

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Phone: 780.471.6248
Toll-free: 1.877.333.6248

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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, 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

Read more about advanced credit or contact us about applying for credit for this program.

Courses

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Tuition & Fees

Scholarships & Awards

The following scholarships and/or bursaries are available to you as a student in this program. To access your opportunities, visit the Student Portal.

How to Apply

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  • Program details
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The personal information on this form is being collected under the authority of the Post-secondary Learning Act and section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). The information will be protected by the provisions of FOIP, and will be used for the purpose of registration and administration of the event. If you have any questions or concerns about the collection, use, security or disclosure of the personal information, please contact General Council at 780.471.7664 or legal@nait.ca.

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