100 Percent Job Placement
for Graduates of our Undergraduate Program
Ranked #1 as Best Value School for our
Masters in Building Construction Science & Management Degree
The Department of Building Construction at Virginia Tech is a premier source for dynamic, practical, and innovative building construction knowledge balanced with academic inquiry in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.
Our mission is to partner with industry in the co-evolution of our curriculum to meet future demands and needs of construction while remaining as current as feasible in technology, processes, and delivery methods.
In the Classroom
World-Class Faculty and Cutting-Edge Curriculum
Our students are taught by faculty with extensive industry experience, receiving the perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills to meet the demands of the ever-changing construction landscape.
To the Built Environment
Work on real-world projects, participate in design-build competitions, and collaborate with industry professionals. Our students are often found in their personal protective equipment on active job sites.
Beyond Virginia Tech
Our graduates obtain jobs in construction and project management, field supervision, information technology, performance and sustainability, real estate and development, and other related fields.
General ItemBachelor of Science in Building Construction
The Bachelor of Science in Building Construction program is ACCE-accredited and focuses on the business and process of making buildings, and on the performance of buildings including operations, finance, energy, and sustainability.
General ItemMaster of Science in Building Construction Science and Management
The Master of Science in Building Construction Science and Management program offers advanced study in building design, construction, and operations, paving the way for diverse careers or Ph.D. pursuits. Engage in multidisciplinary teams, learn from industry experts, and build a lasting professional network.
General ItemDoctor of Philosophy in Environmental Design and Planning
The Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Design and Planning prepares students for industry and academia by addressing challenges in designing and maintaining future built environments. Explore diverse research areas, foster cross-disciplinary innovation, and collaborate on real-world problems in this 90-credit program.
IN THE NEWS
Article ItemTwo sports, two degrees, and a whole lot of opportunity , article
Cole Beck, a dual Division I athlete, engineer, and soon-to-be Master of Science graduate, reflects on his time on and off the field and track at Virginia Tech.Date: Dec 12, 2023
Article Item$10 million scholarship gift builds on the generous legacy of a champion of education , article
The Preston and Catharine White Endowed Diversity Scholarship will help numerous students each year.Date: Oct 10, 2023
Article ItemDiversity In Action: Build a Better Future , article
DEI is key at Virginia Tech's Myers-Lawson School of ConstructionDate: Oct 01, 2023
Article ItemGeorg Reichard named Preston and Catharine White Fellow , article
Reichard has more than 25 years of technical and educational experience in both industry and academia.Date: Sep 22, 2023
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