Our core curriculum allows you to select a combination of courses to meet your career goals. The program requires 30 hours of graduate credits, consisting of seven 3-credit courses and a 3-credit course in research methodology. The industry-specific courses include new and expanding areas of construction:
- Sustainable construction, supply chain management and water management
- Building codes, regulations and architectural preservation
- Construction logistics, project planning and project delivery systems
- Construction strategy, economics, finance and succession planning
- Occupational risk control and safety
- Six Sigma quality improvement and lean enterprise
- Organization development and corporate social responsibility
- Waste management and resource recovery
You chose your final research assessment project, either a 6-credit thesis or a 3-credit research paper. Your final assessment will result in a deliverable construction industry solution or product.
If your goal is a management career in residential, commercial and industrial construction – this is the right program for you. We'll teach you how to increase your capacity to grow the economy and serve the built environment industry. Take your career to the next level.
Tuition & Fees
Customized Instruction at UW Stout can be described as programs that are designed with the adult learner in mind. If you're comparing UW-Stout's customized instruction tuition to our competitors, keep in mind:
- $572 per graduate credit — customized instruction tuition rate includes the textbook rental fee.
- There are no additional university-based semester or technology fees.
- Students in customized instruction programs pay the same rate of tuition regardless if Wisconsin residents, out-of-state or international participants.
Value for Your Money
There’s more to value than just tuition. UW Stout also provides:
- Program Director – faculty with discipline expertise.
- Student Services adviser – one point of contact, providing support to students for each program.
- Course sequences and matrices – know what courses are offered when so you can plan ahead.
- Courses and programs may be stackable for use in another program.
- Courses are flexible and convenient for working professionals.
Other universities will present costs and value differently - make sure you're comparing apples to apples.