M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

International Construction Management

Learn on your schedule, at your location, all online

University of Florida graduate education made accessible for working construction professionals

Tremendous growth in the international construction market, has created opportunities for companies to engage in business across the international dateline. Under recently concluded World Trade Organization and Washington Accord treaties, construction industry professionals can practice their profession outside their country of citizenship for the first time ever. These agreements present corporations and individuals with ever-expanding national and international construction opportunities, but managers need to understand how the construction industry operates on a global basis.

The online Master of International Construction Management (MICM) degree is designed for working professionals in the construction or related industry that would like to attain high level, executive positions within the international construction industry. This program is offered completely online so students will not have to sacrifice their commitments to their family and their career while advancing their education with a master’s degree.

The University of Florida can help with its Master of International Construction Management (MICM), an advanced degree program which fits students’ schedules and needs. Using the newest technology that eliminates the need to attend physical classes, this degree will prepare the graduate for positions of increased responsibility by providing a set of skills that will make each graduate a more valuable asset to their employer. This program is intended for the future leaders in the construction industry, people who are making vital decisions about the business of construction. Valued people who possess talents that a company can ill afford to lose if they were away pursuing an advanced degree. The University of Florida’s Master of International Construction Management program can be electronically delivered at the student’s location.

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

The Rinker School combines the skills, diverse experiences and talents of its faculty members with an innovative educational curriculum to produce effective solutions for problems faced today by the construction industry. The Rinker School maintains a dedication to construction science and management and is committed to excellence in education and research.

Established in 1935, it is the oldest school of construction in the US. In 1976, the Rinker School was one of the first programs to receive accreditation from the American Council for Construction Education, and has been recognized as an outstanding program by the Associated General Contractors Education and Research Foundation. Twenty-three (23) faculty members, each with at least five years of industry experience, provide knowledge and guidance to over 300 undergraduate and graduate students.

The MICM is designed to allow students with a computer and Internet access to “attend” classes “any time, any place, anywhere,” and interact with faculty and classmates via e-mail, streaming video, synchronous group discussions, asynchronous class presentations, and multimedia courseware.
The objectives of the MICM program include:

  • Learning how to perform research that directly contributes to the body of knowledge in the profession and that enhances construction company performance.
  • Earning a terminal degree for professionals who aspire to attain high level, executive management positions in international construction management.

Admission Requirements

Application Instructions

  • Applicants must apply online. The online application is available on the UF Office of Admissions’ website.
  • A statement of purpose, resume, and unofficial transcripts are to be uploaded to the online application.
  • The online application is also where applicants list the email addresses of their references. The references will upload their letters of recommendation directly to the online application.
  • Applicants must also mail official copies of their transcripts and bachelor’s degree certificates to the the UF Office of Admissions. Their mailing address is:
    Office of Admissions
    201 Criser Hall
    P.O. Box 114000
    Gainesville, FL  32611-4000Official transcripts can also be sent electronically to UF school code 001535.
  • Test scores should be sent directly to Admissions from the agencies who administer the exams. The UF test score code is 5812.

Application Deadlines

Spring admission – September 15 of the previous year
Summer admission – March 1 of the same year
Fall admission – June 1 of the same year

Applicants will need to pay the application fee and have official transcript(s) sent to the UF Office of Admissions

In addition to submitting an application, all applicants must qualify by providing:

Degree Seekers

  • an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a cumulative verbal and quantitative GRE score of at least 300
  • a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • For international applicants a TOEFL score of 84 or higher on the Internet-Based exam (550 on the Paper-Based) or a 6.5 or higher on the IELTS.
  • three letters of recommendation
  • a statement of purpose
  • a current resume

Certificate Seekers

  • an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • one letter or recommendation
  • a statement of purpose
  • a current resume

For assistance with document submission please refer to our Graduate checklist

Please be sure to reference the graduate handbook for additional information, dates, and deadlines. For additional general information see our Master’s Degrees. For specific information contact:

Ms. Cynthia Miller
Graduate and Distance Education Admissions Officer
cynthiakmiller@ufl.edu
(352) 273-1149