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Construction Management Technology

Associate Degree Program - 61 Credits

Construction Managers, also called project managers or general contractors, oversee a variety of projects in the fast-paced construction industry in Sioux Falls and nationwide. As a Construction Manager from Southeast Technical College, you will be a valuable asset on any residential, commercial or industrial project.

Your career duties will include employee oversight, work schedules, procuring materials and creating budget estimates. In just two years at STC, you will be ready to launch your career as a scheduler, jobsite superintendent, project manager or estimator. Your other duties might include: 

  • Reporting on work progress to clients 
  • Responding to emergencies or work delays 
  • Meeting building / safety codes and other regulations 
  • Interpreting contracts with specialized professionals 
  • Collaborating with engineers and architects

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Why Choose Southeast Tech?  

Your construction-centered coursework taught in the Ed Wood Trade and Industry Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the perfect opportunity to learn to read and interpret plans, calculate and analyze the cost of different materials and methods of construction, and understand mechanics and structural loads. Your classes also help you: 

See the Big Picture: You will learn business concepts and be prepared to work in today’s highly technological work environment. Some managers may be required to oversee multiple projects at once. In addition, managers might use specialized cost-estimating and planning software to determine how to allocate time and money to meet deadlines. 

Think Critically: With the help of your STC faculty, you will learn to: 

  • Balance quality and safety 
  • Assess problems and quickly respond 
  • Recognize safety issues 
  • Apply cost estimating

Gain Professionalism: As a construction management professional from Southeast Tech, you will know how to communicate professionally and ethically with others. 

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Southeast Tech’s curriculum for Construction Management Technology includes classes in Mechanical/Electrical Systems, Construction Estimating, Commercial Construction, Residential Construction, Civil Construction, and Algebra and Trigonometry.


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Costs are calculated based on a charge of $255 per credit hour, plus applicable fees.

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Matthew Haynes

Construction Management Technology
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Nathan Stoltenburg

Construction Management Technology
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