PhD in Environmental Design and Planning

The Department of Building Construction in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction offers an Environmental Design and Planning (EDP) doctoral degree, which prepares students with the professional and academic skills to address the challenges of creating and maintaining tomorrow's built environment. The degree is structured to also allows for crossdisciplinary research within the different disciplines in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

This Doctor of Philosophy degree offers the opportunity for advanced study and research in specialized areas providing the basis to contribute to the respective field of knowledge from positions in either industry or academia. 

The EDP degree requirements have been structured so that graduate students admitted to Virginia Tech may obtain an advanced degree regardless of background, experience, or college affiliation.