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Construction is one of the fastest-growing industries in the state of Maryland. If you’re searching for a rewarding career that lets you see your results, you may want to consider AACC’s Construction Management program. You’ll learn how to combine scientific mastery of technical principles with solid business acumen. At the end our program, you can begin your career as field personnel at the construction site or office management, or choose to transfer to a four-year institution. Frequently our students do both.


Career Degree

AACC offers the following Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in this area of study. The state of Maryland refers to the A.A.S. as a career degree, because it's intended to provide you the skills to enter the workforce. In some cases, AACC has entered into agreements allowing this degree to transfer to select colleges. Where that is the case, it's noted with the degree below.

Construction Management, A.A.S.

You’ll get invaluable training in the organization and management of construction projects—both large and small. You’ll combine technical proficiency in construction technology with solid business management skills.

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Credit Certificates

The following certificates prepare students for employment and feed into the A.A.S. degree, if desired.

Architecture and Interior Design, Construction Management

You’ll learn about the materials and methods of construction, as well as estimating and project management. You can go straight into the workforce, or transfer your credits toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in architecture and interior design, or to schools offering a bachelor's degree in building construction or construction management.

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Architecture and Interior Design, Construction Management Entrepreneurship

You’ll be ready to launch and operate your own construction venture or take a leadership role in an existing construction firm or related business. Our Construction Management Entrepreneurship students are often in demand by growth-driven companies who value innovation and creative problem-solving. You can go straight into the workforce, or transfer your credits toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in architecture and interior design, or to schools offering a bachelor's degree in building construction or construction management. 

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Interested in Transfer?

If you're interested in earning a four-year degree and want to study this subject, Transfer Studies may be your solution. This distinctive degree is designed to let you choose an area of concentration (or major), while completing your state of Maryland general education requirements.

Transfer Studies, A.A.

The Transfer Studies, A.A. allows you to explore different subjects or concentrate on a specific course plan that will best meet your in-state (and even some out-of-state) transfer goals. If you hope to transfer to a specific program or school, one of our advisors can help structure your AACC studies specifically for that purpose. The result? You get a well-rounded associate degree preparing you for further studies and successful career. 

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What can you do with a degree in Construction Management?

AACC’s Construction Management program can help you springboard into a number of rewarding career paths—construction manager, foreman, estimator, inspector, and more—in one of the fastest-growing industries in the state of Maryland. You’ll also have the opportunity to transfer to one of dozens of top four-year institutions in Maryland and beyond. Now that’s a good investment. If you would like more outlook information about specific careers, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (sponsored by the Bureau of Labor Statistics), and check out AACC’s Career Coach to discover the perfect career for you.


Related Studies

If Construction Management sounds appealing, but you’d like to compare it to other offerings, see if one of these is a better fit.