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Master’s Degrees in Construction Management

311 Yearly Graduations
$92,950 Median Salary
$34,166 Median Debt
There are 30 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in construction management. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 34% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 20.3% of construction management graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Construction Management Majors

In 2019-2020, 311 master's degrees were awarded to construction management majors. This earns it the #20 spot on the list of the most popular master's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in construction management at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,601
Associate Degree 313
Master’s Degree 311
Graduate Certificate 101
Basic Certificate 89
Undergraduate Certificate 55
Doctor’s Degree 3

Earnings of Construction Management Majors With Master’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in construction management is $92,950. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses. A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $85,525 and the high is $100,375.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in construction management is $34,166. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary. The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $38,833 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $32,956.


The median monthly payment of a construction management graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $398.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue master's degrees in construction management. About 70.7% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 220
Women 91

The racial-ethnic distribution of construction management master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 60
White 126
International Students 63
Other Races/Ethnicities 26

There are 30 colleges that offer a master’s degree in construction management. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

Construction Management Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Construction Management 311

Below are some popular majors that are similar to construction management that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 121,330
Management Sciences & Methods 23,091
Accounting 19,027
Human Resource Management 9,112
Business & Commerce 8,782


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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