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About the Department

Purdue University’s Department of Building Construction Management offers a bachelor's degrees accredited by the American Council for Construction Education, awarded for the high level of educational experience and quality provided. One of the strengths of the program comes from the hands-on learning that provides applicable experience in a real-world environment. A part of this experience comes from the minimum 800 hours of construction experience that each undergraduate student is required to complete prior to graduation. Graduate degrees, offered on campus and online, prepare today's professionals for the next level of leadership in the construction industry. Because of its history and leadership within the industry, the department benefits from an extensive list of industry partners.

About the Faculty

Faculty members conduct research in various aspects of construction, building ethics and management:

  • Green building
  • Labor negotiations
  • Internet-based collaborative management systems
  • The changing nature of leadership skills
  • Client negotiations