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Howdy ACCE Friends

As part of our continued communication effort, we are highlighting specific accredited programs within the ACCE system. These are randomly selected schools, professional development, and workforce programs. Hopefully, this will help the ACCE community have an even better appreciation of the efforts made for accreditation, reaccreditation, and certification.

Please note that most of the content for this Highlight is provided by the Program's website and the latest ACCE Visiting Team Report for the Program.


Bowling Green State University

For more than 111 years, Bowling Green State University has been a public university for the public good, always moving forward. Founded by the state, for the state, as a teacher-training institution, the University's history is defined by an educational pursuit for more. Today, BGSU is a high-research, nationally ranked, comprehensive university, always proud to be public.

Situated on two campuses totaling 1,132 acres and 107 buildings, BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, as well as graduate and online programs.

Home to more than 19,600 students, BGSU is committed to redefining student success and providing an educational experience that meets students where they are. Students want more than a degree and we believe it is our shared responsibility to ensure our students are successful in college, and are also prepared for a career and life. As the only university in the nation offering Life Design on a broad scale, BGSU offers an innovative approach to education that supports students to lead meaningful and productive lives. In that way, we drive public good through our graduates who make a difference in their families, communities and professions.

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

The construction management program at Bowling Green State University prepares students for leadership and management roles in the rapidly expanding field of construction. The curriculum is a combination of architecture, engineering and business courses.

The Department of Construction Management is part of The School of the Built Environment which also includes the Department of Architecture and Environmental Design, providing interdisciplinary collaboration and synergistic interaction between the two fields.

Students can also earn a Master of Technology Management degree in construction management that offers a broad competency in construction management, business operations and problem solving.

Quality classroom experiences

Students are exposed to a blend of course work and real-life experience including academic work in the classroom, application of concepts in laboratory workshops and cooperative education experiences.

BGSU’s construction management program is one of only two programs in Ohio and 62 nationwide accredited by the prestigious American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).


The curriculum is designed to expose students to blueprint reading, building material properties, structural analysis, computer applications, cost estimating, scheduling, surveying, safety, contracts, problem solving, networking, communications, management and leadership skills.

Construction management students are required to complete three co-op experiences with construction firms and have numerous opportunities to learn from and interact with the construction industry.

Average Starting Salary & BGSU Placement Rate $54,999* — BGSU Construction Management graduates average starting salary.

100% of Construction Management graduates report they're employed, in graduate school or starting a business within six months of graduation.

That is all for now! More program highlights to come!!

Steve Nellis

President / CEO American Council for Construction Education 214-755-6105 (c) 972-600-8800 (o)



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