Building construction degree programs at two state universities are bringing trained employees into the construction industry where they can have long-term careers. The programs at Mississippi State University and the University of Southern Mississippi have been embraced by the construction industry.
Lee Nations, president and CEO of the Associated Builders and Contractors Mississippi Chapter, said, “ABC Mississippi serves on the Advisory Board of both programs at MSU and USM. We work with the programs to provide speakers, programming assistance and industry networking opportunities.”
He says the programs are beneficial to entering the construction industry. “Both construction related degrees are extremely