Students listen to a project manager speak inside a construction site.

Academics

Academics

Our academic programs reflect the dramatic changes experienced by the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry over the last ten years. Construction sites are now filled with technology. Building projects finish faster than ever before. Teams with diverse expertise unite to manage some of the world’s most complicated buildings. Our students learn from industry leaders and researchers so they can navigate the changes that lay ahead.

Bachelor of Science in Building Construction

Professor and students analyzing a flying drone outside.
Photo: School of Building Construction

Our re-activated undergraduate program emphasizes complex building systems and advanced program management and focuses on technologies that will transform construction projects. The curriculum shows students how prefabrication, 3D printing, virtual and augmented reality, drones, and robotics can impact safety, profitability, and sustainability.

Undergraduate Certificate

Students at construction site tour outside and speaking to project manager.
Photo: School of Building Construction

Our undergraduate certificate is the perfect complement to several majors at Georgia Tech, including architecture, systems engineering, business administration, and more. This certificate also allows undergraduates to apply for the Master of Science in Building Construction and Facility Management degree without a GRE.

Building Construction and Facility Management

Students taking a site tour at construction site amidst steel casings and debris.
Photo: School of Building Construction

The Master of Science in Building Construction and Facility Management (MSBCFM) offers students three concentrations: construction management, facility management, and program management. This integrated approach to the lifecycle of buildings is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, and an approved Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) degree.

Master of Real Estate Development

Atlanta city skyline.
Photo: School of Building Construction

The Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) combines technology, business, and public policy to sustainably utilize land for human development. The degree is offered in collaboration with the schools of City and Regional Planning, and Architecture. This multidiscipline approach influences urban development locally, nationally, and across the globe.

Professional Master's in Occupational Safety and Health

Student participating in safety inspection at a site tour.
Photo: School of Building Construction

The Professional Masters in Occupational Safety and Health (PMOSH) is an online program approved by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). This two-year degree helps students successfully define and manage complex safety and health programs while working full time.

Ph.D. in Building Construction

Ph.D. student giving research presentation to faculty and students.
Photo: School of Building Construction

The Ph.D. in Building Construction transforms exceptional students into research leaders. As students, they contribute to the construction community through published work in scientific journals, conference presentations, and research assistance. Our graduates typically accept positions with research organizations, universities, or government agencies.

Questions?

 
If you can't find the information you were looking for, we'll get you to the right place.
Contact Us