Students after testing a bridge
Energy Efficient Construction
Using thermal imaging for building evaluation
Students in a construction materials class
Rendered visualization of a kitchen project
Building with wood
Using renewable building materials
Planning with CAD
Elevation from a student project
Students in a truss-building competition
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to the Building and Construction Technology program at UMass Amherst.
Building and Construction Technology provides students with an unrivaled university education (offering a B.S. Major, Minor, Thesis M.S., Professional M.S., and a Ph.D. degree), which prepares our graduates for rewarding careers in Sustainable Building Design, Construction, and Materials Technology – all part of our nation’s largest industries.
The curriculum is based on the study of science, technology and management guided by the principles of resource efficiency and environmental sensitivity. Our students enjoy an applied, project-based learning environment while receiving a strong technical and scientific foundation for their future career. Learn more...