• Bridge Students

    Hands-on Learning
    Students after testing a bridge

  • Thermal Imaging

    Energy Efficient Construction
    Using thermal imaging for building evaluation

  • Hands-on Classes

    Hands-on Learning
    Students in a construction materials class

  • Kitchen Rendering

    CAD Tools
    Rendered visualization of a kitchen project

  • Sibelius Hall

    Building with wood
    Using renewable building materials

  • CAD Plans

    Planning with CAD
    Elevation from a student project

  • Truss competition

    Design-Build Projects
    Students in a truss-building competition

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Welcome

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...

Upcoming Events

Apr
2
Thu
4:00 pm Zube Lecture- Ethan Carr PhD, FA... @ School of Management room 137
Zube Lecture- Ethan Carr PhD, FA... @ School of Management room 137
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Carr is a professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at UMass Amherst and co-directs the graduate certificate program in Cultural Landscape Management. He is the author of several books on the[...]
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Fri
all-day Good Friday
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5
Sun
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