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Boise State University’s Construction Management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education.

 

Program Educational Outcomes and Objectives

Our program continuously strives to offer a top quality education in the field of Construction Management.  In order to do that we have laid out our

  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Program Educational Outcomes
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Strategic Plan

on an accompanying page, and invite you to take a look. Mission & Goals 

Admission requirements

There are no special admission requirements to join the Construction Management program.  When applying for admission to Boise State University all a student needs to do is list Construction Management as their major.  Admission requirements and procedures for Boise State University may be found under the Admissions tab at the top of this site.

The requirements for the degree and much more information may be found on this site under Students/Undergraduates or in the undergraduate catalog which may be found on the Registrar’s website.

Assessment Measures Employed by the Program

On a regular basis data is collected and analyzed to make sure the program continues to provide the quality education our students, alumni, partners in the business world and faculty expect from our program.  In order to do this we use several different instruments and listed in the table below.  This information may also be found in our annual report, which also includes the results of the data collected and actions taken to address any concerns.  Annual reports since our last accreditation visit may be found after the tables below.

Attached below is a file which lists our planned assessment methods for each Program Outcome.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT PLAN

 Attached below is a file which lists our planned assessment methods for each Program Objectives.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES ASSESSMENT PLAN

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Student achievement

Annually our students participate in the ASC Regions 6 & 7 competitions.  In February of 2015, three of our six teams placed. Mixed Use placed 3rd, Design Build took 2nd and Determining Risk took 1st!

Image of Mixed Use Team that placed 3rd in ASC Regions 6 & 7 competitionsImage of Design Build Team that placed 2nd in ASC Regions 6 & 7 competitionsImage of Determining Risk Team that placed 1st in ASC Regions 6 & 7 competitions

 Also over the 2013-2014 school year our student club, working with the National Park Service was able to build and erect a reproduction of a guard tower at the Minidoka National Historic Site.

Image of student footing anchorsImage of students working on front fenceImage of a tower

Scholarships

All Construction Management majors are automatically considered for a number of scholarships each year specific to the program.  In addition there are a number of opportunities through other sources where a student may apply for a scholarship.  The file below contains a listing of the program specific scholarships presented to our students in 2016.

2016 Construction Management Scholarships

The John William Jackson Fund was established in memory of John Jackson in 2000 by friends and family, including Marcus and Pat Meier of Monti Antico, Italy, and Bill and Jackie Jackson of Boise, Idaho. Since the Fund’s inception, we have granted over $600,000 to Idaho organizations.  The John William Jackson Fund is a member of the Idaho Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Tax ID # 82-0425063).   Visit the John Jackson Fund Website at:  http://www.johnwilliamjacksonfund.org

Employment of graduates

Graduates from Boise State’s Construction Management program find work with a wide variety of companies in the construction industry.  The file below contains a list of the firms our graduates have identified as where they have initially gone to work since 2010. Out of over 175 graduates over 80% reported having accepted a job by the time they graduated. Among our 2015-2016 graduates the reported median starting salary was approximately $61,300.00 per year.

CM Employers 2010-2016