Integrated Facility and Property Management

DESCRIPTION | CURRICULUM | COURSES

INTEGRATED FACILITY AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Georgia Tech Master of Science in Building Construction and Facility Management

 

Graduate study in Integrated Facility and Property Management is a professional, multi-disciplinary program that merges real estate development, construction, and operational management with business, communication and financial studies. Our program emphasizes holistic and strategic thinking about the built environment and educates students on how to successfully integrate all elements of a facility to provide productive environments for users and make properties profitable investments for their owners.

Facility and property management professionals must possess a wealth of skills and diverse business knowledge to plan for, obtain, maintain, and operate cost-effective and sustainable facilities. Facility managers work in a wide array of areas, such as real estate development, asset management, project management, facility operations and maintenance, design-build, energy management, workplace design, technology integration, and building renovation.

The graduate track in Integrated Facility and Property Management is designed for professionals interested in developing their expertise in these areas and equipping themselves for senior-level positions. Our graduates work in facility and property management firms, high-tech companies, government, military, educational institutions, and real estate management companies.


CURRICULUM

The master's program in Integrated Facility Management  requires 36 semester hours and can typically be completed in two years. Students will have the option of choosing between the Thesis Option or the Non-Thesis Option. 

Graduates will receive a Master of Science degree in Building Construction and Facility Management.

Core Courses (18 semester hours)

  • BC 6100 Professional Trends in Facility Management
  • BC 6200 Maintenance Management of Built Assets
  • BC 6300 Safety and Environmental Issues
  • BC 6400 Facility Planning, Project Management, and Benchmarking
  • BC 6500 Real Estate Asset and Income Property Management
  • BC 6600 Facilities Management Financial Analysis

Non Thesis Option:

  • Required Core Courses (18 Semester Hours)
  • Approved Professional Electives (18 Semester Hours)
    • TOTAL: 36 Semester Hours

Thesis Option:

  • Required Core Courses (18 Semester Hours)
  • Master's Thesis (12 Semester Hours)
  • Approved Professional Electives (6 Semester Hours)
    • TOTAL: 36 Semester Hours

COURSES

Required Core Courses
BC 6100 Professional Trends in Facility Management
BC 6200 Maintenance Management of Built Assets
BC 6300 Safety and Environmental Issues
BC 6400 Facility Planning, Project Management, and Benchmarking
BC 6500 Real Estate Asset and Income Property Management
BC 6600 Facilities Management Financial Analysis
Partial Listing of Approved Professional Electives:
BC 6125 Professional Internship
BC 6150 Integrated Project Delivery Systems
BC 6250 Value Management for Integrated Facility Design and Construction
BC 6350 Design and Construction Law
BC 6550 Design and Construction Processes
BC 6650 Advanced Project Management
BC 7100 Quantitative Methods for Construction Research