School of Engineering and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Construction and Facilities Management


Construction and Facilities Management Program Details

  • Campus Availability: Macomb campus
  • Because the Construction and Facilities Management program is comprehensive, students in this area are not required to pursue a minor.
  • Internships in any approved major-related field provide students with the opportunity to enhance skills in a professional work environment and gain invaluable on-the-job experience.
  • Construction and Facilities Management majors are invited to become members of the National Association of Homebuilders, the Western Illinois Construction Management Association, and the Mechanical Contractors Association of America.
  • Students may travel to, and participate in, competitions at regional/national conferences, attend field trips, and host professionals who provide insight into their selected fields.

Please refer to the undergraduate catalog for detailed program information and course requirements


Antonio Poindexter, Assistant Project Manager, Ujamaa Construction

"The CSTM program at WIU is a program that creates a foundation for a bright future to be built upon. The lessons learned in the CSTM program will fuel the passion to become exceptional."

- Antonio Poindexter
Assistant Project Manager
Ujamaa Construction

"I cannot praise WIU's CSTM program enough. The professors are such great people to learn from, and great people to talk to! From the extremely knowledgeable professors to the very helpful academic advisors, WIU's CSTM program truly set me up for success in my current job.

- Will Cotsiopoulos, Project Engineer
 Leopardo Companies


The professional practice class has instruction that prepares students for career and internship searches, etiquette, networking, presentation skills, interviewing, office communication, communicating with clients, and more

  • Architectural Drafter
  • CAD Manager
  • Document Control Engineer
  • Facilities Manager 
  • Estimator
  • Field Engineer
  • Office Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Safety Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Superintendent


Many students report that the internship experience helps them focus their career goals and make vital industry contacts that benefit them upon graduation.

  • Brockway Mechanical & Roofing
  • Bush Construction
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron
  • City of Joliet Blding & Inspections
  • Clune Construction Company
  • EMCOR Services Team
  • Gilbane Company
  • Illinois Dept. of Transportation
  • Keokuk Contractors
  • L. Keeley Construction
  • Kiewit
  • Laverdiere Construction, Inc.
  • Leopardo Construction
  • Loberg Construction
  • D. R. Horton
  • Parsons Brinkerhoff
  • Plote Construction, Inc.
  • Quigg Engineering
  • Walsh Construction
  • Carl A. Nelson & Co

And more!

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