Students will be provided with immediately employable skills to become supervisors of craft labor and other construction site activities.

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Real World Experience

A construction superintendent works in the field overseeing, directing, and coordinating the daily operations of the construction project from planning to completion. They supervise all workflow activities and tasks of contractors and on-site workers while inspecting and approving their work. A superintendent is responsible for record keeping of labor and materials as well as communicating on-site safety procedures as well as enforcing them.

This degree program is intended for those students who prefer to be outdoors directly with construction workers and other trades people. Those students continuing on to complete the four-year degree will be provided with a meaningful Accomplishment Milestone midway through their academic journey.

Career Path

Graduates with a degree in Construction Superintendency have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.

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Superintendents work for contractors and/or subcontractors and spend most of their time in the field. They are over scheduling, coordinating, and managing the daily construction activities for construction projects. They ensure that projects are built to requirements and specifications established by construction drawings, building codes, and clients.

Field Engineer

A field engineer oversees the field and production side of a project. They spend time on the site addressing and resolving a wide variety of problems and solutions.

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Getting started in this degree

If you want to get a taste for Construction Superintendency, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

For a full listing of all courses required for this degree, refer to the course catalog.


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