Construction Management Online Associate Degree


National American University’s online Construction Management Associate Degree program will help you build the knowledge and skills you need to effectively manage key aspects of commercial and residential construction projects. This program is also an excellent foundation if you want to pursue a Bachelor’s in Construction Management.

The construction management Associate of Applied Science degree helps you understand the key aspects of planning, controlling, scheduling, and monitoring the various phases of construction projects. You’ll be introduced to management concepts, materials and handling, building codes, planning and scheduling, and green building trends and technology. As a member and partner of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) our associate degree program will prepare students to take their LEED Green Associate (GA) exam.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Apply principles of construction management to support organizational decisions
  • Use leadership skills to achieve strategic construction management objectives
  • Use current business technologies to support organizational operations
  • Use appropriate ethical perspectives in a diverse business environment
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate in a professional business setting

Online Construction Management Associate Degree Overview

The online Construction Management associate degree program consists of 90 total credits. You will take construction management major core, support core,  and general education core classes.

All academic courses are 100% online.

Major Core

37.5 credits

Support Core

13.5 credits

General Education

39 credits

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

Online Construction Management Associate Degree Tuition and Fees

Degree Tuition and Fees

Learn more about our undergraduate tuition schedule.

Online Construction Management Associate Degree Career Outcomes

After earning the Construction Management Associate Degree, you will have the business skills, experience, and education for an entry-level position with builders, general contractors, construction companies, and engineering firms in the construction industry. Typical careers include:

  • Project manager
  • Engineering supervisor
  • Land developer
  • Land-use planner
  • Construction contractor
  • On-site field superintendent
  • Construction cost estimator

Who Is a Good Candidate for the Online Construction Management Associate Degree?

  • Entry-level job seekers:  The online Construction Management Degree program is a great option if you want to start a career in construction or make the move to a management position. You receive the training and education that employers want to see in an applicant.
  • Construction professionals:  Do you already work in construction? Earning a Associate in Construction Management can help advance your career. And you may be able to transfer previous work and education credits into the Construction Management Bachelor’s degree program.

National American University is a member of The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

USBC Member
National American University is excited to announce that we have become members of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), which is committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design), the leading program for green buildings and communities worldwide. NAU’s associate and bachelor degree programs in Construction Management will prepare students to take their LEED Green Associate (GA) exam.

Course Listing (90 Credits)

CM1100     Introduction to Construction Management
CM2100    Construction Materials and Methods I
CM2200    Construction Materials and Methods II
CM2300    Construction Documents and Graphics
CM2400    Building Codes and Inspection
CM2500    Construction Estimating I
CM2600    Construction Planning and Scheduling
CM3100    Construction Safety
CM3510    Construction Management Capstone

AC2760     Financial Accounting for Managers
MT1050     Introduction to Business
MT2050     Principles of Management


EN1150    Composition I
EN1300    Composition II

EN2100    Speech
EN2150    Interpersonal Professional Communication

SC Science Elective

MA2000    Quantitative Reasoning

Humanities/Behavioral/Social Science
HU2000    Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

General Education
CS1201    Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!
CS1203    Bridge to Success: Creating Your Future at NAU

CS1301    Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success
CS2086    Career Path Planning

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.