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The Myers-Lawson School spans several departments and programs across colleges at Virginia Tech and offers a variety of construction related degrees, which are either administered directly by the Myers-Lawson School or otherwise through the respective participating department or program.

Construction Degrees

Within the Myers-Lawson School a variety of construction related degrees come together and allow for exchange and communication across college, department, and program boundaries. The following degrees are open to students interested in a construction career:

B.S. in Building Construction (BC)

B.S. in Construction Engineering & Management (MLSoC)

M.S. in Building Construction (BC)

M.S. in Civil Engineering (CE) with an emphasis in construction engineering and management

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (CE) Construction Track

Ph.D. in Environmental Design and Planning (BC)


Departments and Programs

Construction Engineering and Management Program (CEM)

The Myers-Lawson School of Construction is the home of the Construction Engineering and Management Degree. The degree provides students with the technical, design and management skills required to excel in the construction industry. Click HERE for further information.

Department of Building Construction (BC)

The Department of Building Construction offers several degrees to critically address the present and evolving needs of the construction industry.

Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program (VCEMP)

The Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program (VCEMP) is a specialized focus area in the Charles E. Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Program in Real Estate

The Real Estate degree is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary collaboration that builds on existing strengths in six colleges at the University. The program’s experiential courses integrate disciplines such as finance, law, construction, and property management by examining commercial, residential, retail, and mixed-use property from initial project conceptualization through sale or management.