Facility Management (Master of Science)
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. With our new, HyFlex format, you can earn your degree, your way.
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.
Earn your degree, “your way”! HyFlex learning combines the convenience of online instruction with the benefits of face-to-face interaction. Complete your classes online or drop into an in-person course section--whenever you like and as many times as you like--for a truly flexible, student-centered experience. Students enrolled in a hybrid course section can also complete their work online if they are unable to attend an in-person class meeting. Both modalities will adjust based on the changing needs of our students. All courses are 15-weeks long to fit your busy schedule.
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
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