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NIERI FAMILY DEPARTMENT OF CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT

ACCE Accrediation

ACCE

Our undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

What is ACCE?
Since 1974, the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) has been a leading global advocate of quality construction education that promotes, supports, and accredits quality construction education programs. The primary goal is the promotion and continued improvement of postsecondary construction education: specifically, ACCE accredits construction education programs in colleges and universities that request its evaluation and meet its rigorous standards and criteria. ACCE is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as the accrediting agency for four-year baccalaureate degree programs in construction science, construction management, and construction technology. ACCE is also the accrediting agency for two-year associate-degree programs of a like nature. ACCE is a non-profit corporation.

Benefits of ACCE to students:
For students, ACCE serves the interest of potential students by helping them identify institutions and programs that offer quality education in of construction. Students graduating from ACCE accredited programs are better prepared to enter the construction industry.

Benefits of ACCE to the Industry:
For industry, ACCE accreditation enables employers to identify quality employees, who by education, have the demonstrated ability to make lasting contributions to their organization and their profession.

The benefit to Faculty:
For faculty, through ACCE involvement, have opportunities for developing leadership development, networking with peers, and keeping current with trends in construction.

Bachelor of Science in CSM - 2020-2021 Quality/Outcome Assessment Report

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Master of CSM - 2020-2021 Quality/Outcome Assessment Report

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Graduate Student Placement 2020-2021

Places % of Graduates Positions
Industry 73% Project Manager, Estimator, Quality Control, Superintendent, Project Engineer
Education 9% Ph.D. Student
Continued Employment 9% Consultant
Military 9% Engineer
Other 0%  
Total 100%  

Student Achievement for 2019-2021

Scholarships/Fellowships AGC Scholarship
  Diversity Fellowship
  Pennell Fellowship
  Dupree Construction Education Fund Scholarship
   
Faculty Research Grants- IAB Grant
  New Horizons Foundation Grant
  NSF Grant
  Rocky Mountain MCA Grant
  Roofing Alliance Grant
  SCDOT
   
Graduate Assistantships Departmental (15)
   
Refereed Publications 20
   
Keynote Speaker Clemson University Ph.D. Graduation Hooding Ceremony
   
Presentations 3
   
Certificates CU IPD Certificate (8)
   
Licenses Part 107 FAA Remote Pilot's License (18)
   
Leadership Positions Senator, Graduate Student Government
  President, International Student Association
  Co-organizer, TEDxClemson
  Member, CAAH Dean's Graduate Student Advisory Committee
   
Instructor of Record CSM Undergraduate Courses (4)
   
Service Habitat for Humanity