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Facilities Management Emphasis, MS Tech

Master of Science in Technology

This masters degree is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

The International Facility Management Association defines facility management as a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality of the built environment by integrating people, place, process, and technology.

The IU Online Master of Science in Technology, Facilities Management Emphasis is designed for individuals currently working in the field of facility management, or who have an interest in this career field. As a student in the program, you will share a virtual classroom with facility management professionals from around the world while earning a Purdue University degree.

The curriculum is based on International Facility Management Association guidelines and covers a wide range of topics, with emphasis on project and contract management, engineering systems management, and energy management. You learn to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined facility management-related problems. You also acquire an understanding of and a commitment to addressing professional and ethical responsibilities, and an understanding of the impact of decisions in a societal and global context.

Your IU Online MS in Technology, Facilities Management Emphasis prepares you for such careers as:

  • Facilities planner 
  • Plant manager 
  • Facility manager 
  • Plant engineer  
  • Property manager 
  • Quality control manager 
  • Operations facilities technician 
  • Facilities management solutions developer 
  • Facilities management analyst 
  • Facilities administrator 

Degree Requirements

To graduate with the MS in Technology, Facilities Management Emphasis, you must complete 33 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Facilities management core courses (30 credit hours)
  • Facilities management directed project (3 credit hours)


  • ART 51500Introduction to Facilities Engineering Systems3 Credits
  • ECET 53500Energy Management for Buildings3 Credits
  • ECET 54500Management of Telecommunications Infrastructure3 Credits
  • IET 51500Facilities Planning and Management3 Credits
  • IET 53000Facilities Contract Management3 Credits
  • IET 53800Facilities Maintenance and Operation3 Credits
  • IET 55000Financial Aspects of Facilities Management3 Credits
  • IET 59800Directed Project3 Credits
  • OLS 57100Advanced Project Management3 Credits
  • TECH 50700Measurement & Evaluation in Industry3 Credits
  • TECH 58100Sustainable Practices in Business and Industry in Germany or France 3 Credits
  • TECH 58100Emergency Management for Facilities Personnel3 Credits
  • TECH 58100 Greening Organizations 3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $448.50
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1345.50
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $596.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1788.00

Additional fees will apply.

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