The Durham School offers graduate degrees in construction to provide a professional practice-oriented degree. The program is designed for individuals who wish to pursue advanced studies in construction-related areas. Flexibility within the program allows students to pursue a variety of related topics that will impact any construction-oriented organization. These topics include project management, design, accounting, professional practice, contracts, labor law and regulations, and information systems. This dynamic mix of construction related courses will provide the industry with graduates prepared to assume leadership positions.
The Master of Engineering program offers a unique blend of courses in construction, business management, engineering and law. The program is oriented toward individuals who want to pursue advanced studies in construction with an emphasis on real-world applications. The Master of Engineering in Construction degree requires that individuals applying have at least two years of experience in a construction or construction-related business or industry.
Tracks offered in Construction Engineering and Construction Management
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Construction is a research-oriented advanced degree. The degree program is for individuals with a degree in engineering or management area who wish to acquire knowledge or skills for higher level technical or management work, and who want an introduction to graduate level research. The M.S. in Construction is offered on the Lincoln City Campus.
The Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering has a construction Ph.D. specialization. This program is offered through The Charles W. Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction and is sponsored by Construction Management and Construction Engineering on the UNL College of Engineering's Lincoln and Omaha campus.