MCC-Business & Technology
Leonard Gardner, 816.604.5210
- Construction Management - A.A.S. degree (65-69 credits)
- Construction Management Certificate (19 credits)
- Apprenticeship Degree Completion - A.A.S. degree (63-67 credits)
Creating Opportunities: Meet Amanda
Amanda Ellsworth's career has skyrocketed from entry level to major designer thanks to her degree from MCC. Read Amanda's success story.
Creating Opportunities: Meet Thomas
Thomas Cuny had worked his way up the ladder at L.G. Barcus and Sons, Inc., but he knew he needed to enhance his education to climb higher. A husband and father of three, Thomas attended night and online classes while pursuing an associate's degree in Construction Management. The degree has helped him ascend to yard superintendent. Read Thomas' success story.
What You'll Learn
You will learn to plan, direct, coordinate and budget a variety of projects, including building residential, commercial or industrial structures, roads, bridges, wastewater treatment plans, schools and hospitals.
What You'll Do and Where You'll Work
You can work as a construction manager, construction superintendent, concrete foreman, construction foreman, job superintendent, project manager, estimator, general contractor and project superintendent.
Construction managers plan, direct, coordinate and budget a variety of projects, including building residential, commercial or industrial structures, roads, bridges, wastewater treatment plants, schools and hospitals. They may supervise an entire project or just part of one. They may coordinate selection, hiring and oversight of specialty trade contractors.
Our program can help you become a construction supervisor or superintendent, project manager or general construction manager. Our graduates also work in support roles such as office manager, project engineer, estimator, purchasing agent, project/contract administrator, safety director or scheduler.
What You'll Make
The beginning salary in Missouri is about $60,000 per year, and the national median wage is $86,000 per year. This career has a job growth rate of 8 percent.
Daytime and afternoon/evening classes
Spring, summer, or fall semester -- full-time or part-time
If you have already completed a federally approved apprenticeship you can earn a degree is as little as two semesters. Your apprenticeship may be worth 30-42 credit hours if it is in one of the fields below.
- Bricklayer (pdf)
- Carpenter (pdf)
- Cement Mason (pdf)
- Construction Driver & Logistics (pdf)
- Ironworker (pdf)
- Laborer (pdf)
- Floor Layer (pdf)
- Glazier (pdf)
- Inside Wiring - 3 year program (pdf)
- Inside Wiring - 5 year program (pdf)
- Painter (pdf)
- Plumbing (pdf)
- Sheet Metal (pdf)
The combination of broad-based skills and a degree are an indispensable career asset. A degree gives you a better resume, more prestige and an edge for promotion. You can also take your associate's degree credits, transfer and earn a bachelor's degree in technology management at University of Central Missouri, DeVry University or Missouri Western State University.
MCC also works with the Builders' Association to offer Construction Management training at their education facility on 12th Avenue.