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ACCE Accreditation

Program Certified by ACCE
The Department of Construction Management at the University of Washington is pleased to have the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management degree accredited by the ACCE.

**The Dual Degree with Architectural Design is not accredited by ACCE.

Accreditation Information

The department maintains a plan for academic quality improvement through the ongoing assessment of program objectives.  Each year we evaluate learning outcomes with internal and external measures.

You can read the full plan here: Academic Quality Improvement Plan (Sep 2019)

Annual Academic Quality Improvement Plan reports:

Our Program graduates 70-75 students with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management every year.  Graduates enter both public and private sectors; working with government agencies, private corporations, general contractors, specialty contractors, corporate homebuilders, consulting firms, real estate developers, or construction material suppliers.

Typical starting positions for CM graduates are in field supervision, management, construction project planning and scheduling, cost estimating, or sales.

Employment Rates

Graduates from the Construction Management department have enjoyed a 100% placement rate for several years now. In 2022, the average starting salary was just above $75,000.

Construction Management Student Outcomes from Next Destination survey by UW Career Services


The Construction Management department annually awards approximately $110,000-$140,000 to 20-25 students. This support is in addition to industry scholarships  that our students have been historically successful in obtaining.

Student Involvement

Read more about the wide variety of student competitions that our students compete in annually.

Admission for upper division and transfer applicants to the Construction Management program is based on the following things:

  • Cumulative GPA
  • Completion of program prerequisites
  • Evaluation of GPA for a subset of technical classes: ACCTG 215, ACCTG 225, ECON 200, ENGL 131, ESS 100, MGMT 200, PHYS 1 and 2, Calculus 1, Statistics
  • Resume
  • Responses to short answer questions addressing student academic and professional goals

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