Top Construction Science Programs: List of Top Schools

Several schools offer great undergraduate and graduate programs in construction science. To learn more about two of the top construction science programs and their rankings, read on.

Schools Overview

Degree programs in construction science, including construction management, are offered by the following two universities. In addition to bachelor's and master's degrees, certificates related to the field of construction science are also available at these schools. In addition to traditional classroom work, students may participate in an internship.

1. Texas A&M University in College Station, TX

School Highlight: This university provides Construction Science students with options of obtaining undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees and certificates, as well as internships and study abroad programs.

Texas A&M University has certificates, bachelor's degrees, and master's degrees available in construction science. Undergraduate courses focus on topics such as technical writing, structural systems, surveying, project planning, and construction law. Internships in construction management are also available, in addition to a study abroad program. In addition to the undergraduate program, students may also pursue a Master of Science in Construction Management.

2. University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK

School Highlight: This university's design-build team consistently wins awards at the national and international level.

Construction Science majors at this university are offered to 35 students, each year. There is also a Construction Science minor. At the graduate level, a two-year Construction Management Degree is offered. Students enrolled in this program will find themselves taking courses like Construction Fundamentals and Pre-Construction.

Top Construction Science Programs

School Name DistinctionLocation
Iowa State University Students can take advantage of the Iowa State Thomas and Ro Jellinger Construction Engineering Lab and the Wind Energy Initiative (WEI) Ames, IA
North Carolina State University at Raleigh The civil, construction and environmental engineering department at NCSU has more than 140 ongoing research projects and $17.6 million in research expenditures Raleigh, NC
Texas Tech University Construction programs are accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET Lubbock, TX
University of Alabama The university offers a unique pre-law focus for construction engineering majorsTuscaloosa, AL
University of New Mexico-Main Campus The construction engineering department won an award from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering for one of its capstone projects Albuquerque, NM
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University As of 2015, Virginia Tech was ranked #9 on U.S. News & World Report's list of best schools with civil engineering programs Blacksburg, VA

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