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The Master of Science in Facility Management is designed to educate and equip facility management students with advanced knowledge and specialized skills to enhance their performance and professional qualifications.

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Facilities Management Master’s Degree

This Master of Science in Facility Management degree is 100% online and designed to develop fully-qualified facilities managers who are prepared to support and advance the profession.

Facilities management is a $1 trillion global industry with 25 million practicing facility management professionals worldwide. The UTSA online Facilities Management program will help you prepare to make an immediate impact in this growing field with global demand.

Students who complete the Facility Management degree will gain skills and knowledge in management, operations, and leadership to become fully qualified facilities managers.

To complete the online master’s degree, you’ll take ten courses in key areas:

  • Facilities Management Professional Trends
  • Operations and Maintenance of Built Assets
  • Project Management, Planning, and Execution
  • Business and Financial Aspects of Facilities Management
  • Facilities Management Leadership and Strategy
  • Energy Management & Sustainable Facilities
  • Human Factors and Resources
  • Quality, Productivity & Technology
  • Environmental Health, Safety, Risk Management, and Business Continuity
  • Graduate Capstone Project: Solving Problems in Facilities Management

UTSA Online Student Facility Manager

There is a global need for professionally trained facility managers, according to the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).

The current age of the average facility manager is 49, with 50% of the world’s facility managers expected to retire in the next five to fifteen years.

With these seasoned managers stepping down, employers need well-trained professionals from varying fields to fill these roles.

Upon program completion, you’ll be well-qualified to pursue or advance a career in a wide range of areas within facility management. In the past 12 months alone, there were more than 118,000 job postings for facilities management occupational positions in the U.S. and more than 10,000 in Texas.

The number of Facilities Management positions are projected to increase by more than 10% in the next 10 years, and by more than 18% in Texas.

Sources: IFMA Foundation, Burning Glass Analytics, Business Student

Facilities Management Master’s Degree Plan

It typically takes approximately two years to complete the 30 credit hours required for UTSA’s online MS in Facilities Management degree. Students may finish faster by taking a heavier course load if their personal and professional circumstances permit.

Courses Taught by World-Renowned Faculty

Facility Management Prerequisites

The prerequisites for this program are a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, architecture, sciences, business, or other facility management related field or discipline. Practicing facility managers with at least two years of experience in facility management and a bachelor’s degree in other fields will also be admitted to the program, with approval of the program coordinator.

To maintain enrollment in the M.S. in Facility Management program, students should maintain a 3.0 grade point average throughout tenure in the program.

Graduate Admission Requirements

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Online Graduate Recruitment Manager

Xiaoqi Jiang | OnlineGrad@utsa.edu  | 210-458-4400

Facility Management Program Coordinator

Dave Riker | dave.riker@utsa.edu | 210-458-3220 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Tuition for the MS in Facility Management online program is $550 per credit hour, for a total of $16,500 to complete the master’s degree.

In order to be eligible for Financial Aid, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 4 credit hours per semester, but courses may be taken in any combination of terms (16 week term, 1st 8 week term, or 2nd 8 week term) as long as the hours for the total semester equal more than 4.

Students taking less than 4 credit hours per semester can benefit from other payment options available.

Members of IFMA and APPA are eligible for a 10% tuition discount.

Upon program completion, you’ll be well-qualified to pursue or advance a career in a wide range of areas within facility management. In the past 12 months alone, there were more than 118,000 job postings for facilities management occupational positions in the U.S. and more than 10,000 in Texas.

It typically takes approximately two years to complete the 30 credit hours required for UTSA’s online MS in Facility Management degree. Students may finish faster by taking a heavier course load, if their personal and professional circumstances permit.

Applicants for admission to the MS in Facility Management must satisfy all University-wide graduate admission requirements and all applicants should possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, architecture, sciences, business, or other facility management-related fields and disciplines. Practicing facility managers with at least two years’ experience in facility management and a bachelor’s degree in other fields may also be admitted.

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