Academic Programs

Undergraduate (Bachelors)

The Rinker School of Construction Management offers a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and a Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services.

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management combines the skills, diverse experiences and talents of its faculty members with an innovative curriculum to educate future construction professionals. The Rinker School is dedicated to construction management and science and is committed to excellence in education and research. The core curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management includes courses in the following major areas: construction management, business and finance, estimating, scheduling, graphical communication, structures, electrical and mechanical technology, and construction techniques. Graduates who earn a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management receive a comprehensive education including theory and practical applications, and are fully prepared for their responsibilities in the Construction industry.  Acceptance to the Undergraduate Program requires completion of all lower-division requirements (including general education, or A.A. Degree, and completion of all prerequisite courses.) The School of Construction Management accepts the top 60 students each fall and spring semester for undergraduate studies, based on grade point average.
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The Bachelor’s degree in Fire and Emergency Services prepares you for a career in the emergency services profession. Our program is unique in that it offers a combination of Fire Science, EMS, and Emergency Preparedness courses designed to meet your professional aspirations.
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Masters

Four master’s degrees are offered by the Rinker School, including the Master of Science in Construction Management, the Master of Construction Management, the Master of International Construction Management, and the Master of Science in Fire and Emergency Sciences.

The Master of Science in Construction Management and Master of Construction Management degrees offer thesis and non-thesis options for those looking to further their education in the area of construction science, technology, management, and sustainability. The program accepts students from a wide array of backgrounds, and the leveling courses for those students can be taken after starting the program.
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With the tremendous growth in the international construction market, more and more companies are doing business across the international dateline. The University of Florida can help with its Master of International Construction Management (MICM) degree, an advanced program which fits students’ schedules and needs. This degree will prepare the graduate for positions of increased responsibility by providing a set of skills that will make each graduate a more valuable asset to their employer. Classes are delivered online.
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The Master of Science in Fire and Emergency Sciences (MSFES) is designed for individuals who are seeking knowledge in emergency planning, hazard mitigation and preparedness, disaster response and recovery, and homeland security. All courses are delivered online.
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Doctoral

For those looking to do construction related research, there is the Doctor of Philosophy in Design, Construction and Planning with a concentration in Construction Management. Eligibility into the program requires an undergraduate degree in construction or a related field like construction management, architecture, engineering, management or other construction related field.
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