Construction Management | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

Construction management

In the construction management program you’ll study the management and technology sides of the residential and commercial construction industry while developing an understanding of current building codes, construction materials and processes, principles of design and construction safety. You’ll explore topics such as interpreting construction documents, the importance of communication skills, project scheduling and understanding job cost reports as you learn through classroom, lab and field experiences. The curriculum combines technical instruction with management concepts to prepare you to take on a supervisory role in the field.

Work in many areas
(may include, but not limited to):

  • project management
  • construction estimating
  • general contracting
  • specification writing
  • project scheduling
  • construction sales
  • public agencies
  • project inspecting

Prepare for a career as a/an
(may include, but not limited to):

  • construction engineer
  • code enforcement inspector
  • engineering technician
  • estimator
  • field technician
  • project engineer/manager
  • quality control technician

Your pathway to a degree

You can start with a construction technician certificate or construction materials inspection certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in civil engineering technology – construction management major:


Associate degree

  • Associate of applied science in civil engineering technology


The mechanical engineering technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET);

Student outcomes

Stark State graduates have worked for the following companies 

  • Accurate Technologies – surveying technician
  • Allside – engineering estimator
  • ATC Associates – construction inspection technician
  • B&W Construction – civil engineer scheduler
  • Beaver Excavating – project technician
  • David Bodo & Associates – CAD draftsman
  • Meridian Construction – foreman
  • Portage County Engineers – civil engineer
  • St. Clair Pavlis – carpenter supervisor
  • Structural Architects – CAD craftsman
  • Thorson Baker and Associates – CAD architect
  • Wayne Homes – architectural drafter
  • RG Smith – steel estimator
  • Todd Michael Builders – foreman

Gainful employment disclosure

Program scholarships

  • Engineering Memorial scholarship
  • Choose Ohio First scholarship

View scholarships

Stark State Logo