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Graduate Degree Programs
M.P.S, M.S. in Sustainable Management

This option is for students interested in sustainable construction practices including topics such as energy use in buildings, material use in sustainable construction, life cycle analysis, environmental rating systems and environmental performance measures.

Students with a strong background in science are given greater consideration.

M.S. Degree

Applicants for the Sustainable Construction area of study leading to an M.S. degree are required to have a bachelor's degree in one of the following: science, construction management, architecture or engineering. It is preferred that students have a science background and to have completed courses in physics, chemistry and calculus.

Topics for the M.S. or Ph.D. research may include the following: Energy systems in buildings, Sustainable materials, Environmental performance measures, Building codes, Renewable materials, Deconstruction and reuse, Life cycle analysis, building performance.

M.P.S. Degree

The M.P.S. degree is open to students with a demonstrated interest in sustainable construction such as properties of construction materials, energy systems in buildings, rating systems and building performance. A bachelor's degree in one of the following is strongly recommended: science, construction management, architecture, engineering, or related degree. It is preferred that students have a science background and to have completed courses in physics, chemistry and calculus.

Coursework

  • Required: 12 cr hrs
  • Directed Electives: 6-12 cr hrs
  • Open Electives: 3-9 cr hrs
  • Practicum/Synthesis Project: 3-6 cr hrs
  • Total credit hours: 30 cr hrs

Coursework requirements for are described in the Academic Catalog.

Ph.D. Degree

Please contact the faculty member of interest for more information

Participating Faculty