Sustainable Building Systems, MSSBS
The Master of Science in Sustainable Building Systems integrates elements of an architectural engineering program with construction management while embracing the concepts of engineering sustainability as related to energy and materials usage and the effect on the environment.
|Degree Requirements||Full-Time Study||Part-Time Study|
Graduate Certificate Options
Students who are officially accepted into a graduate degree program in the College of Engineering may apply to pursue one of the following graduate engineering certificates in addition to the MS or PhD. Please visit the links below for additional information about each graduate engineering certificate program, related requirements, and how to apply.
Computer Systems Engineering
- Engineering Business
- Engineering Management
- Technology Systems Management
- Engineering Economic Decision Making
- Supply Chain Engineering Management
- Lean Six Sigma
Telecommunication Systems Management
Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership
Master's Degree in Sustainable Building Systems with Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership
Students may complete a master's degree in Sustainable Building Systems in addition to earning a Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership. Students must apply and be admitted to the Gordon Engineering Leadership Program in order to pursue this option. The program requires fulfillment of the16 semester-hour-curriculum required to earn the Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership, which includes an industry based challenge project with multiple mentors. The integrated 32 semester hour degree and certificate will require 16 hours of advisor-approved Sustainable Building Systems technical courses.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
Required Course Work
and ARCH 5211
and Recitation for ARCH 5210
|SBSY 5100||Sustainable Design and Technologies in Construction||4|
|SBSY 5200||Sustainable Engineering Systems for Buildings||4|
Complete one of the following options.
Course Work Option
|Complete 12 semester hours from the following:||12|
|Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 1|
|Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 2|
|Environmental Protection and Management|
|Behavior of Concrete Structures|
|Behavior of Steel Structures|
|Value Creation through Financial Decision Making|
|Valuation and Value Creation|
|Real Estate Finance and Investment|
|Environmental Issues in Manufacturing and Product Use|
|Complete 8 semester hours from the following:||8|
|Integrated Building Systems|
|Life Cycle Assessment of Materials, Products, and Infrastructure|
|Construction Project Control and Organization|
|Legal Aspects of Civil Engineering|
|Alternative Project Delivery Systems in Construction|
|Financial Management for Engineers|
|Information Systems for Integrated Project Delivery|
Students completing this option receive a Graduate Certificate in addition to the master’s degree. Students should consult their faculty advisor regarding the certificate options.
|Required Course Work|
|Complete 16 semester hours of graduate certificate course work.||16|
|Complete a minimum of 4 semester hours from the course lists above.||4|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
32 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required