Sustainable Construction Management

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Design, build and manage projects with the environment, society and long-term sustainable development goals in mind.

Worldwide, there is a need for people who design, build and manage companies with environmental, societal and long-term sustainable development goals in mind. Business is beginning to adapt its project management to be more cost-efficient and environmentally aware.

The growing awareness of the potential of sustainable construction and facilities management to positively impact the environment is pushing green practices to the forefront and causing construction and manufacturing companies to rethink their conventional practices. This program will prepare you to properly plan and build structures, projects, and products that will be sustainable for the long-term.

The Bachelor's Program in Sustainable Construction Management is a unique program focused on the sustainability of building construction and design.


Sustainable Construction Management Program Highlights

  • Master the professional requirement to bring construction and business projects to successful completion including life-cycle cost estimating, risk management, project scheduling, negotiation strategies and project control.

  • Examine the essential skills of contracting as well as bidding and negotiating strategic business plans.

  • Build career knowledge and marketable skills through 12 required internship credits.

  • FSU faculty members provide profound expertise in several interconnected disciplines, including physics and engineering, geography, and management giving students an interdisciplinary understanding of the varied concepts and skills needed to excel in this field.

What can I do with a sustainable construction management degree?


Median pay for project management specialists (BLS 2021)

Related Occupations

Project Management Specialists

Construction Manager

Cost Estimator

Systems Analyst

Cost Analyst

Sustainability Manager

Environmental Manager

Sustainable Construction Management graduates can pursue a variety of employment opportunities in the construction management professions, such as Construction Manager, Cost Estimator, Cost Analyst, Product Life-Cycle Manager or Specialist, Fleet Life Cycle Manager or Specialist, or Building and Systems Analyst. Potential employers include general contractors, sub-contractors, projects and construction management firms, real estate developers, architectural engineering firms, manufacturing companies and technology solution companies. For more information, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ pages on Construction Managers and Similar Professions.

What You'll Learn

  • Estimated cost of developing, producing, deploying, maintaining, operating and disposing of a system over its life-cycle (from cradle to grave). Covers the life-cycle phases of an asset, project, or product from the acquisition to end-of-life
  • Compare and contrast durability features, methods and estimation techniques for the assessment of deterioration mechanisms of building materials
  • Investigate best practices of sustainable construction management, techniques of work planning, control and evaluation to achieve project goals

This program is truly unique, as it prepares you for a variety of employment opportunities. You will not only learn everything about the construction management practices and gain the respective skills, you will master the practices of decision making and project deliver, but mostly sustainability.

Dr. Thomas Cadenazzi, Coordinator of Life Cycle Facilities Management at Frostburg State University

Sustainable Construction Management

Be a part of the future of construction management with a degree in Sustainable Construction Management from Frostburg State University.

A Frostburg State education: more valuable than ever.

With nationally recognized academic programs, real-world learning experiences, a top-notch support system, and a thriving student life, Frostburg State is a place where you can discover yourself, define your goals, and prepare for your future.

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