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Earn your degree in Construction Management with an emphasis in Civil Construction at Pittsburg State University.

Build and maintain our infrastructure. Students develop a knowledge of the construction industry so they can schedule, estimate, and manage worksite projects. 

The civil field encompasses some of the most essential building projects that are completed in our world each year. Civil construction includes everything from massive bridges for transportation to walkway construction and wastewater treatment centers to dams.

Leverage modern surveying equipment in classroom lab activities to determine construction project scope. Civil Construction students gain experience in civil construction design software like CAD and BIM.

Topics unique to the Civil Construction emphasis track include:

  • Construction Surveying
  • Civil Virtual Design and Construction
  • Heavy/Highway/Bridge Construction
  • Utility Construction

Civil Construction graduates are recruited by construction employers to become:

  • Civil engineers
  • Project managers
  • Foremen
  • Project estimators
  • Proposal writers

Graduates plan, design, and then test structures before they are ready to be used by the public. They also maintain both natural and physically built environments.

About School of Construction

The PSU School of Construction's mission is to provide a quality construction education and develop professional leaders for the construction industry through extensive recruitment, real-world education and successful placement. We strive to improve the community through service, economic development and applied research.

Our vision is to be an innovative leader in an effective, people-centered, collaborative, accessible learning environment maximizing the potential of construction students, faculty and industry constituents.


School of Construction phone number is 620-235-6555.


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