MS Tech - Facilities Management Emphasis

If you are currently working in the field of facility management (or have an interest in this career field) as a planner, property manager, plant manager, facility manager, plant engineer or other related areas you can enhance job opportunities while earning a formal credential sitting at your computer. This online program is designed for working professionals and can be completed in ONLY 2 years.

You will share a virtual classroom with facility management professionals from around the world while earning a Purdue University degree. This is a unique program that will increase your knowledge and professionalism and therefore, your value as a facilities manager.

The MS Degree in Technology, Facilities Management Emphasis is an online graduate program designed for the working student. The program provides an integrated experience in facilities management with emphasis on project and contract management, engineering systems management and energy management. The program also requires an independent direct project in the area of facilities management.

Degree Requirements

33 credit hours with a minimum graduation GPA of 3.0.

Core Subject Areas (30 Credit Hours)

  • Energy Management for Buildings
  • Facilities Contract Management
  • Facilities Maintenance and Operation
  • Facilities Planning and Management
  • Financial Aspects of Facilities Management
  • Introduction to Facilities Engineering Systems
  • Management of Telecommunications Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Quality and Productivity in Industry and Technology
  • Supply Chain Logistics Operations in Facilities and Industry
  • Greening Organizations
  • Directed Project (3 Credit Hours)

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Program Goals

Three to five years after graduation, graduates of the M.S. Technology, Facilities Management concentration will be able to: 

  1. Work competently in professional careers related to the field of Facilities Management
  2. Achieve recognition and/or advancement consistent with their education
  3. Continue growth in professional knowledge through additional education, certification or licensing