Master of Business Administration in Construction Project Management Online

Knowledgeable managers are crucial to the success of any construction project. By integrating an advanced curriculum on construction project management with a comprehensive business education, this online MBA program prepares business leaders to run projects that meet performance, operational, scope and sustainability goals on a national or international scale.

Apply by: 12/21/22
Start class: 1/17/23

Program Overview

Learn more about Lamar University’s online Construction Project Management MBA

Level up to in-demand leadership roles on major construction projects by adding applied business strategy to your field experience through the online Master of Business Administration in Construction Project Management from Lamar University.

Equip yourself with the knowledge, models and tools to manage time, cost, quality, sustainability, risk, safety and human resources involved in complex projects in the building industry. In addition to construction-specific legal and safety practices, budgeting and sustainable design, you'll explore critical marketing concepts, strategic management and international business.

Note: Some courses in this degree program use software only compatible with the Microsoft Windows operating system and will not be compatible with Mac OS.

In this online MBA in Construction Project Management, you will:

  • Explore applied business strategy, marketing concepts, strategic management and international business
  • Gain knowledge in construction-specific legal and safety practices, budgeting and sustainable design
  • Receive a comprehensive business education integrated with principles of managing multifaceted construction projects
  • Prepare for crucial leadership roles delivering projects that meet operational, scope and sustainability goals on a national or international scale
  • Explore applied business strategy, marketing concepts, strategic management and international business
  • Gain knowledge in construction-specific legal and safety practices, budgeting and sustainable design
  • Receive a comprehensive business education integrated with principles of managing multifaceted construction projects
  • Prepare for crucial leadership roles delivering projects that meet operational, scope and sustainability goals on a national or international scale

Career outcomes for the Online MBA in Construction Project Management program include:

  • Construction Project Director
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Subcontractor Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Project Director
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Subcontractor Manager
  • Construction Manager

Total Tuition $12,630*
Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 30

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Tuition

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The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing a Master of Business Administration in Construction Project Management online. Our tuition is affordable and can be paid by the course.

Financial Aid

Ready to get started on your degree program online but need help finding ways to fund your education? We can help you discover student financing sources that include grants, loans and other payment options. Learn more about financial aid here.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $12,630*
Total Tuition with Leveling Courses $15,152

Calendar

See the milestones to guide your student journey

Our Master of Business Administration in Construction Project Management online program features multiple start dates to accommodate your busy schedule. Find the start date that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.

8 week coursesProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
Spring I1/17/2312/21/221/3/231/9/233/7/23
Spring II3/8/232/15/232/22/232/27/235/2/23

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Apply Date 12/21/22
Class Starts 1/17/23

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Admissions

What you need to know before applying

The Master of Business Administration in Construction Project Management online program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

Admission Requirements:

  • Submit your application and one-time $25 application fee online
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

Leveling Requirements

Students with non-business undergraduate degrees may be required to take two leveling courses: ACCT 5315 and FINC 5300. International students, who are required to submit an English Proficiency Test score may be required to take BCOM 3350 at the discretion of the MBA Office.

Pre-MBA

The Pre-MBA program allows students to take up to 9 hours of graduate level coursework to apply toward their MBA.In order to qualify for Pre-MBA admission, students must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.

University Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following standards:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 2.5 (cumulative or last 60 hours, 4.0 system).The GMAT/GRE is waived if the GPA is 2.5 or higher.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of below 2.5 and GMAT (or the GMAT equivalent of GRE) scores totaling at least 1,000 points based on the formula: 200 times the undergraduate GPA (cumulative or last 60 hours, 4.0 system) plus the GMAT (or the GMAT equivalent of GRE) score.

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Beaumont, TX 77710

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*All applicants must submit official, sealed transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Lamar University Office of Admissions will no longer require or college community college transcripts for graduate applicants. Official transcripts from all other institutions will be required. However, if a department or program wishes to review a community college transcript for decision purposes, the department or program may directly request the applicant to submit the official community college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions for processing.

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Courses

The topics you will study in our 100% online Construction Project Management program

The MBA in Construction Project Management online features graduate-level business coursework to provide you with the skills to manage increasingly complex projects in the built environment sector. Students with non-business undergraduate degrees may be required to take additional leveling courses. Several courses in this program teach you how to use software compatible with Microsoft Windows operating systems (not compatible with Mac OS).

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course promotes tools for effective decision-making using a variety of techniques. Students learn to apply analytical methods to the processes of data collection, presentation, assessment and interpretation. The course emphasizes quantitative and statistical methods and includes topics such as correlation, regression analysis, data mining and model optimization.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides students with an understanding of fundamental business processes and enterprise systems. Students will learn how to integrate these business processes into an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, specifically SAP. Students gain hands-on experience using SAP for the fulfillment, procurement, production, financial accounting and management of business processes. The course includes an ERP simulation (ERPsim) strategy game.
BUAL 5380 or MISY 5340 will be selected in your core selection.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Application of accounting data in decision making; cost analysis as applied in the development of budgets and standards; accounting as a tool for cost and pricing; case problems, using the microcomputer as a decision-making tool, which require students to interpret and discuss their analysis in the context of managerial decision-making. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and ACCT 5315 or equivalent.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the financial policy of business firms along with the theory supporting that policy. Topics include capital budgeting, capital structure, cost of capital, dividend policy, and management of working capital, as well. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, FINC 5300 or equivalent.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is an inter-disciplinary study of the international dimensions of organizational behavior. This course draws from different fields including psychology, sociology, economics and anthropology to create an understanding of human behavior in a global work environment. Course content includes topics such as cross-cultural management, cross-cultural communication, and global aspects of leadership, motivation, team management, and decision-making. The course will incorporate a variety of teaching and learning methods - short lectures, readings, research, discussions, cases, movies, student presentations. Student will demonstrate mastery of the material through class participation, group presentations, individual written assignments, and tests.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The capstone course for the MBA. Students are required to successfully complete this course to be eligible for graduation. The course assumes that the company success depends upon formulation of an astute "game plan" and the ability to implement and execute that game plan proficiently. The purpose of the class is to enable students to “think strategically,” consider the total enterprise, and to make long-term decisions in a global market environment. Prerequisite: Must be in last semester of course work and/or have approval of advisor.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study of specific marketing concepts and theories. Marketing strategies for the national and multinational firms are surveyed. Emphasis is placed on reading from current journals and other related publications. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Students will select three concentration electives from below.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Theoretical knowledge and practical applications of advanced methodologies for planning, scheduling, monitoring, and controlling construction projects. Advanced level application of 4D scheduling and Primavera P6 for creating and managing construction schedules. Introduction to statistical modeling and computer simulation for planning. Software packages widely used in the construction industry. Review of the standard techniques for planning and scheduling—CPM, PERT, and LOB. This course teaches you to use software compatible with the Microsoft Windows operating system only and is not compatible with Mac OS.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course discusses the essential cost estimating and management principles needed by construction managers, including accounting and financial management, to profitably manage the finances of construction companies. Topics in construction cost estimating, construction financial management, construction accounting system, management of costs, profits and cash flows are studied.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Exploration of the fundamentals of advanced technologies for managing construction projects, such as image processing, building information modeling (BIM), virtual construction, and information and communication (ICT)-based project management software package. Application of the theoretical knowledge of project management using advanced technologies. Introduction to the project management body of knowledge and the study of key project management processes.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an in-depth coverage of construction contract claims and dispute resolution. Topics include: differing site conditions, contract interpretation and administration, delays and accelerations, identification of conflicts and claims, schedule and cost analysis in claims, change orders, dispute resolution and negotiation, and records and documentation.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course discusses how sustainability and green construction concepts and principles applied throughout the design and construction process. Topics included are the concepts and principles of sustainable development; the newest technologies in green construction and materials; infrastructure sustainability and resilience; case studies on the applications of sustainability concepts in design and construction.

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