Bachelor of Science in Facilities Management

Learn to ensure that building spaces effectively support the needs of occupants and the organizations they work for with the Bachelor of Science in Facilities Management program in the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University.

In this 122-credit Facilities Management undergraduate degree program, coursework focuses on building technology and environmental stewardship, business management, cultural diversity, design thinking, leadership and collaboration, professional communication, and professional ethics. You’ll gain hands-on experience in a thriving profession that integrates skill sets in architecture, building systems and technology to ensure comprehensive and efficient operation of buildings, infrastructure, landscapes and real estate.

With an integrative curriculum that spans Tyler and the rest of Temple University, including the Fox School of Business, you’ll take courses in architectural history, building technology, business, contracts, human resource management, real estate and more to prepare you for leadership in this field.  

As a Facilities Management Major, you’ll receive a foundational education in architecture before taking classes in subjects related to facilities management. The facilities management coursework takes place in Tyler’s Facilities Management Lab, conceived as a workplace solutions space where you’ll simulate real-world interdisciplinary collaboration and implement lessons learned through facility design and installation projects. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with professionals across Philadelphia and the surrounding region, both in the classroom and during site visits, building a strong professional network. 

student using design software on a tablet.

Classes & Curriculum  

As a facilities management student, you will take courses in the architecture foundation program for the first two years of study then focus on facilities management practice in the third and fourth year. The program features theoretical and applied learning and real-world experience. Some of the facilities management courses include the following.

  • Computer Aided Facility Management 

  • Leadership and Organizational Management 

  • Microeconomic Principles 

  • Project Planning & Programming 

  • Real Estate Fundamentals 

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Graduate Pathways  

Graduates of the BS in Facilities Management program are well-prepared for careers in the facilities management profession. Accredited by the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), the program accelerates students’ eligibility to obtain professional credentials administered by IFMA.  

Facilities Management Major students may choose to continue into the three-year track of Tyler’s Master of Architecture or the one-year Master of Science in Facilities Planning programs.  

Related Graduate Degrees  

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Science offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2023–2024 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $17,976.00 per year
Out-of-state: $32,376.00 per year


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