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Transforming the Future of Construction

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Discover groundbreaking research and advanced technology in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction's graduate programs. As part of a diverse community of students and acclaimed faculty, you'll engage in innovative research and cutting-edge projects focusing on areas like automation, robotics, augmented reality, exoskeletons, and machine learning applications in construction.

Our state-of-the-art curriculum ensures you're equipped with the latest knowledge and skills, while our strong industry connections provide valuable networking opportunities. Our beautiful Blacksburg campus, award-winning dining program, and vibrant student life create a well-rounded experience, ensuring you thrive both academically and personally.

In the Myers-Lawson School of Construction, we're dedicated to fostering a research-driven environment that directly benefits the construction industry. Collaborate with fellow students and faculty on real-world applications, and make your mark in shaping the future of construction. Join us today to become part of our legacy of excellence and innovation.

Program Options

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    Master 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.

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    Doctor 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.

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    Doctoral IGEP in BioBuild

    Unleash your potential with Virginia Tech's groundbreaking Doctoral IGEP in BioBuild. Delve into the intersection of biology and the built environment, pioneering innovative, sustainable solutions for tomorrow's construction industry. Join a multidisciplinary community of scholars and transform the future of bio-inspired design.

Affiliated Programs

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    Master of Science in Civil Engineering , redirect

    Discover your potential at Virginia Tech with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. Dive into cutting-edge research, exploring diverse topics like structural design, transportation systems, and sustainable infrastructure. Collaborate with leading experts, innovate solutions, and kickstart your career in a dynamic engineering landscape.

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    Doctor of Philosophy in Civil and Environmental Engineering , redirect

    Virginia Tech's Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering offers interdisciplinary research and coursework in structural, geotechnical, transportation engineering, water resources, environmental systems, and sustainable infrastructure, preparing students for impactful careers in industry or academia.

Cutting-Edge Research with Faculty Guidance

Discover our world-class faculty and explore our research areas, as Myers-Lawson continues to lead the construction industry with its innovative and cutting-edge contributions.

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Become a Myers-Lawson Hokie

Submit your application to Virginia Tech through the Graduate School. If you'd like to learn more, visit us in Blacksburg anytime, and browse our program faculty listing to get to know our team.

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December 20, 2019 - Graduate students and doctoral candidates receieve their degrees during the 2019 Fall Commencement ceremony at Cassell Colessium.