Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Design & Planning (EDP)

The Department of Building Construction in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction offers an Environmental Design and Planning (EDP) degree, which prepares doctoral students with the professional and academic skills to address the challenges of creating and maintaining tomorrow's built environment. The Doctor of Philosophy degree offers the opportunity for advanced study and research in specialized areas relating to building design, construction, operations, and end-of-life-cycle, providing the basis to contribute to the construction field from positions in either industry or academia. The EDP degree requires core courses and research credits for a total of 90 credit hours.