Graduate Programs in Building Construction

The Department of Building Construction, as part of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and the Myers-Lawson School of Construction, is a part of a comprehensive university with nationally ranked programs in many areas. Your graduate experience is designed with this in mind and allows you the flexibility needed to realize your personal aspirations for success as a student and as a leader in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) Industry.

Master of Science in Building Construction Science and Management

The Master of Science in Building Construction offers the opportunity for advanced study and research in specialized areas related to building design, construction, and operations over a broad range of scales, providing the basis for diverse career paths and/or entry into a Ph.D. level program. 

Students may complete their degree requirements either through independent investigation on a subject of their own interest through a faculty-supervised Thesis or Project & Report (Research Track), or through extended coursework and a final exit examination administered by the faculty (Industry Track).

Ph.D. in Environmental Design & Planning (EDP)

The Environmental Design and Planning (EDP) degree prepares doctoral students with the professional and academic skills to address the challenges of creating and maintaining tomorrow's built environment.

This Doctor of Philosophy degree offers the opportunity for advanced study and research in specialized areas relating to building design, construction, operations, and end-of-life-cycle, providing the basis to contribute to the construction field from positions in either industry or academia.