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Capitol Technology University Course Catalog

    Jul 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog 
2023-2024 Course Catalog

Facilities Management, M.S.

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The Master of Science in Facilities Management will explore the skill requirements of managing a variety of facility types, using multiple disciplines in management, technology, cybersecurity, unmanned systems, and safety. Students will understand how to ensure functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology. Concepts in Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools, the Internet of Things (IoT), automated software systems, drone usage, safety analysis, and advanced HVAC technology will be studied. Students will also learn how to protect both the physical buildings, industrial plants, transportation, infrastructure, as well as the remote system networks that operate these facilities, with an emphasis on how their critical impact to our society and the way we live.

Facilities Management is a trillion-dollar industry with national and international relevance that can lead to many career opportunities. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) names 16 critical infrastructure sectors that include the management and protection of facilities such as water treatment plants, power plants, oil refineries, manufacturing facilities, nuclear and chemical sector, transportation sector, dams, commercial facilities, communications structures, defense industrial bases, hospitals, and more. The International Facility Management Association provides a great summary of the industry.

Student Outcomes

Upon graduation, graduates will be able to

  • Graduates will be prepared for employment in the field of Facilities Management in a business sector of choice with a strong understanding of concepts, project management process and team management skills.
  • Graduates will understand the laws, regulations, and expectations as they relate to Critical Infrastructure.
  • Graduates will demonstrate familiarity with security operations and administration, and demonstrate a working knowledge of facilities management and operational security.
  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate leadership qualities through experiential learning.
  • Graduates will understand the value of, and apply, sustainable building practices to optimize use of available resources.

Course Requirements

Master of Science 30 Credits

Construction Cybersecurity Core Courses (6 Credits)

Facilities Management Core Courses (15 Credits)

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