Cultivating the Construction Engineers of Tomorrow

As technological advancements continue to erase the borders of society in our ever-growing world, students must expand their views and start thinking on a global scale. To keep our students forward thinking and globally minded, we are revolutionizing the CEM curriculum to prepare construction engineers for the demands of building in a fast-changing environment.

As part of this revolution, we encourage students to map their own future. The CEM curriculum cuts across the established boundaries of Purdue's engineering and related disciplines, working to provide students with well-rounded, multidisciplinary educations that produce the best and most diverse construction engineers on the market.

CEM Student Allie Sexton on 56 floor high tower crane in Chicago, IL

Our courses move beyond the walls of the lab and classroom. Every undergraduate must complete three internships, gaining valuable field experience in their areas of interest. Beyond internship opportunities, CEM makes learning interactive for students with programs like EPICS, study abroad, cooperative education, and research experiences.

The Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program matches undergraduates with local community service organizations in order to define, design, build, test, deploy, and support projects for organizations in need. Other opportunities for global education are provided through our study abroad programs, which give students the chance to travel around the globe taking classes and gaining new experiences. Students also gain real-work experiences in our co-op programs, and the Summer Undergraduate Research (SURF) program is open to undergraduates looking to spend their summers working alongside professors in labs and in the field.

To help students achieve a successful and fulfilling future in Construction Engineering and Management, we provide experienced academic advisors to assist in choosing a plan of study. We also provide scholarship opportunities and help students find the best financial assistance to achieve their engineering goals.