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16+ MONTHS

17 COURSES REQUIRED

32 CREDIT HOURS

$985 PER CREDIT HOUR

 

Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from the

Gibbs College of Architecture and Price College of Business

 

 

Advance Your Career

The Master of Construction Business program is designed to bring students together that have some professional experience related to the planning, design, and construction industry and build on the knowledge gained in the workplace.  The program is set up to develop executive business skills in the context of construction management while gaining valuable real world experience along the way.  Course content focuses on financial management, business accounting, construction planning and development, advanced construction concepts and processes, and leadership skills.  Graduates of our program will be positioned to advance their careers in the planning, design, and construction industry.

 

About

The University of Oklahoma online Master of Construction Business program is a collaborative program between the Gibbs College of Architecture and the Price College of Business. The program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in executive business processes in the context of construction management. Students in the program come from varied backgrounds and will be prepared to advance their careers in the design and construction industry. The diversity of the students in the program make for an excellent educational experience for all involved.

Proposed Course Sequence:

Program Core:

    Introduction to Construction Management

    Construction Management Capstone

    Construction Business Development

    Advanced Lean Construction

    Advanced Leadership in Construction

    Advanced Construction Law

    Experiential Learning in Design & Construction

    Financial Accounting

    Financial Management

    Investments (ACCT 5202, FIN 5102)

    Quantitative Analysis

    Organizational Behavior

    Negotiations

    Management of Information Systems

    Production/Operations Management

    Real Estate Finance

    Managerial Economics

Format:

    Online Course Modules

    Two In-Person Residencies (3 days each)

Admission Deadline:

    Rolling Admissions

Program Start Terms:

    Fall and Spring

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Strong Alumni Network

Graduating from the University of Oklahoma connects you to thousands of graduates. With a rich tradition and history, graduates have opportunities to network with Sooners already in the accounting profession through many formal and informal networks.

 

 

Academic Excellence

OU’s graduate school experience is built on the idea that our world-class faculty are mixed with professors of practice to provide valuable instruction in a high-quality online learning environment.

 

 

Student Expereince

Each class is carefully selected to foster a personalized, engaging experience with both faculty and peers. The format includes both synchronous and asynchronous activities designed to be similar to the experience students would have on-campus.

 

An Investment in Your Future

For 2020-2021, costs include:

· $31,520 (32 credit hours at $985 per credit hour)*

· $350 tuition deposit due upon enrollment

· Books and materials are an additional cost

Financial aid is available for qualifying students. For more information, please contact the Department of OU Online Financial Aid at onlineaid@ou.edu.

*Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

Program Details

To apply to the online Master of Construction Business, students must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or appropriate international equivalent).

Students should have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in undergraduate studies, and have a minimum of three years work experience in the built environment.

To apply, students must:

  • Complete the online application at https://gograd.ou.edu/apply/
  • Submit a current resume
  • Provide official college transcripts from all institutions
  • Submit a personal statement
  • International students must demonstrate English proficiency

Applicants may be required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), depending on their work experience and prior education. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed individually.

The online Master of Construction Business admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process. Once the Office of Graduate Admissions has received all required application materials and evaluated transcripts, the committee will strive to respond to all applicants within two weeks.

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.

If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page. 

In general, University Tuition Waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs or courses. This includes, but is not limited to, Graduate Assistant Tuition Waivers and faculty/staff waivers. 

If you have questions regarding financial aid for your online program, please contact the Online Aid office by emailing onlineaid@ou.edu or calling at 405-325-2929.

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Program Contacts:

Enollment Counselor:

Jake Vento
Phone: (405) 294-5085
jakevento@ou.edu

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Coordinator:

Matt Reyes, PhD
Associate Professor
mdreyes@ou.edu