Now, more than ever, organizations need skilled facility managers who are able to implement the latest tools and techniques to optimize business operations. Earn top dollar and take on a leadership role managing an organization’s most valuable asset—its property and equipment.
Learn by Doing
Hands-on, experiential learning opportunities will give you the skills and knowledge you need to meet the changing demands of the built environment. Learn the fundamentals of project management, space planning, resiliency and real estate. And develop the essential leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills in demand by over 65% of all employers. Cap your experience with original research and an optional master’s thesis to help develop practical solutions to real-world challenges.
Students can complete their degree in one year (3 semesters).
A Resume that Speaks for Itself
Our Master of Science in Facility Management focuses on the core competencies in demand in today's competitive job market including:
- Analytical skills
- Decision making
- Space planning
- Project Management
Our flexible curriculum allows for taking cross-disciplinary courses spanning Architecture and Civil Engineering.
Facility Management in the World
Facility managers can be found in a wide range of industries, from real estate, to healthcare to higher education. According to the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), facility managers are becoming increasingly important to organizations as the built environment emerges as an integral part of the way in which we live, work and play. Here are a few trends impacting facility management:
- Emergence of the “Internet of Things”
- Building Automation/Monitoring
- Employee Engagement
- Health, Wellness & Well-Being
- Evolving IT Infrastructure
- Evolving Real Estate Models
- Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Wentworth Institute of Technology is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).
The Master of Science in Facility Management program is designed to combine common general management techniques with current facility management practices and technologies. The curriculum will provide graduates with the tools and managerial decision-making processes related specifically to maintaining and managing the built environment.
View the Course Catalog below for information about program requirements.
The Facility Management Master of Science degree program consists of 30 credits of electives comprised of a minimum of 18 credits of FMGT courses at the graduate level and a maximum of 12 credits in MGMT and CONM courses at the graduate level.
Total credits for degree: 30 credits
Course List Course Title Credits Select a minimum of 18 credits in FMGT courses at the graduate-level FMGT7000 PROJECT MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS 3 FMGT7100 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN MANAGING TECHNOLOGY 3 FMGT7200 ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY 3 FMGT7300 FACILITY OPERATIONS 3 FMGT7800 GRADUATE SPECIAL TOPICS IN FACILITIES MANAGEMENT 1 3 FMGT8000 FACILITY MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE 3 A maximum of 12 credits of CONM or MGMT electives at the graduate-level 12 TOTAL CREDITS 30 FMGT8900 FACILITY MANAGEMENT THESIS 6 TOTAL CREDITS with Optional Thesis 36
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