Healthcare Construction Management

Healthcare Construction Management degree

The healthcare construction management concentration is an optional concentration offered as part of the building construction management degree program. The concentration will be reflected on your official academic transcript.

Goal

With the growth of technology in the healthcare construction industry and the specialization of the work, it is important for students to understand the risks associated with these types of projects.The goal of the Healthcare Construction Management (HLCM) concentration is to provide a higher level of education for those students who are interested in the field of healthcare.

Information

Upon completion of the following plan of study, and in conjunction with the core requirements of the BCM program, the student will receive the "Healthcare Construction Management Concentration" designation on their transcript. Students who choose to pursue the HLCM concentration will complete an additional six (6) credit hours of courses which are specific to the healthcare construction industry.

This concentration helps you prepare for the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) certification as Certified Healthcare Constructor or Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager. With the growth of technology in the healthcare construction industry and the specialization of the work, it is important for students to understand the risks associated with these types of projects.

Students in this concentration may be interested in joining the Purdue chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association.

Plan of Study

  • BCM 340 Introduction to Healthcare Construction Management (3 credit hours)
  • BCM 341 Advanced Healthcare Construction Management(3 credit hours)

Total:  6 Credit Hours

Required HLCM Courses

Placement Data

Number of Graduates Percent of Grads Reported Placement Rate Average Salary
61 100% 93.4% $52,339

Potential Job Titles

In addition to the fees charged to all Purdue students (technology fee, repair and rehabilitation fee, student fitness and wellness fee), students in the College of Technology pay a differential general service fee of $286.00 each semester.

Full information about tuition and fees is available on the Purdue Bursar’s Office Web site.

From the U.K. to Mexico, Singapore, and China, nearly 40 study abroad programs at Purdue are open to College of Technology students. Programs range from just a few weeks to semester and year-long stays.