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Nationally Ranked

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The Graduate Engineering Program was nationally ranked 28th Best Online Engineering Program by US News & World Report for excellence in online engineering education.


Nationally Ranked

Best Online Construction Mgmt 2016

The Master of Engineering degree was nationally ranked third (3rd) by Affordable Colleges Online for Best Online Construction Management Program.


The UAB CECM track of study was first offered to on-campus students in year 2008.  However, since 2009, students in the UAB Civil Engineering Construction Management (CECM) track of study have had an opportunity to advance their project management, construction, architectural and engineering knowledge using a fully online delivery method. The 18-month curriculum focuses on empowering working professionals with the knowledge to meet today’s daily construction industry challenges.

Gone are the days when someone can start as a construction laborer and quickly advance to the level of a professional project manager. Construction owners and organizations expect their managers to arrive academically prepared to oversee construction projects, and to demonstrate certain decision making, risk management, financial, legal, regulatory, communication and technological skills. The UAB CECM curriculum equips students to succeed in today’s rapidly changing construction environment.

The UAB CECM track of study is applauded by many of our graduates as one of the best decisions that they have made to improve their professional career, family’s security and personal well-being (see student testimonials).  In addition, the appeal of the curriculum spans multiple industry stakeholders and a wide range of age groups.  

Lastly, when reviewing the news link, it is evident that the UAB CECM track of study is gaining huge popularity and continues to increase the number of new students who attend each Boot Camp orientation. 

The UAB CECM track of study is seeking students who have some relevant construction experience, are academically committed, self-motivated and ready to learn cutting edge technologies and methods. The fully online track of study is convenient and available to students no matter where they are located.  When compared to similar programs, the affordability, rigor and curriculum offered by UAB CECM differentiates itself.

Come be part of our team by applying to the graduate school today.