Academia

The following institutions offer professional degrees in facility management. These universities qualified for recognition by submitting a detailed self-study application to IFMA, which was reviewed and approved by a committee of peers. They reapply for recognition every six years to ensure that the programs they offer continue to meet the standards set by IFMA for quality facility management education.

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah offers a B.S. degree in Facilities Management with a Business Management Minor from the national recognized Marriott School of Management through the College of Engineering and Technology in the School of Technology Facilities Management. Contact: Dr. Jeffrey Campbell, Chair, Facilities Management, 230 L Snell Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, (801) 422-8758.

Colorado State University-Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado offers a B.S. degree in Facilities Management and Technology Studies through the College of Education, Engineering and Professional Studies. Contact University of Southern Colorado, 2200 Bonforte Boulevard, Pueblo, CO 81001-4901.

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York offers a B.S. and M.S. degree in Facilities Management. The programs are offered through the New York State College of Human Ecology. They also offer periodic CEU's in major cities such as New Orleans, New York and San Francisco. Contact: William Sims, Ph.D., CFM (607) 255-1954, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853.

Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan offers a Bachelor of Science degree program in Facilities Management through the College of Technology. Contact: Diane Nagelkirk, (231) 591-2630, 915 Campus Drive, Swan 312, FSU, Big Rapids, MI 49307.

FHS KufsteinTirol, Austria offers a Magister (FH) for Facility Management. Contact: Ing. Mag. (FH) Thomas Madritsch, FHS Kufstein BildungsGmbH, Andreas Hofer Straße 7 A-6330 Kufstein, Austria, 43/ 5372/ 71819.

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, Georgia, offers a Master of Science in Building Construction and Integrated Facility Management through the College of Architecture, Building Construction Program. Classes are offered in the evening to accommodate working professionals. For more information contact Kathy Roper, CFM, CFMJ, MCR, LEED AP, Assistant Professor at (404) 385-4139 or (404)894-4875 for the graduate recruiter.

Hanze University Groningen, The Netherlands offers a Bachelor degree program in facilities management through the School of Facility Management, in an international environment. Contact: Drs. Hans Boonstra, Dean of the School of Facility Management, Zernikeplein 7, 9747 AS Groningen, The Netherlands. Tel. +31-50-5952871.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong offers a Graduate Program in Facility Management. Contact: Dr. Danny Then, Department of Building Services Engineering, Stanley Ho Building, Level 7, Room FJ716, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong (852) 2766 4558.

Leeds Metropolitan University Leeds, UK offers a web-based distance learning MSC in Facilities Management through the School of the Built Environment. This can be studied off-campus, world-wide. Contact Hilary Robson tel. (44) 113 2832600.

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, offers a B.S. in Facilities Planning & Management through the Department of Design & Facilities. For more information contact Victoria E. Hardy, CFM, CFMJ, Department Head, Associate Professor at (617) 989-4050.

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