Department of the Built Environment

Build your future in construction management and engineering technology

Our comprehensive Construction Management and Technology and Engineering education programs prepare students for careers in architecture, construction, urban planning, and related fields. Through a combination of theoretical coursework and practical experiences, students gain a deep understanding of construction management technology and develop the skills necessary to design, construct, and manage sustainable and innovative built spaces.

We are committed to providing our students with the most up-to-date instruction in technical applications, systems operation, educational services, and management. Our faculty are experts in their fields and are dedicated to helping our students succeed. They are also engaged in service to the university and local community, and their research and scholarship is making a difference in the world.

The future of the Department of the Built Environment is bright. We have strong support from internal and external sources, and we are constantly growing and evolving. We are excited to see what our students will achieve in the years to come. If you are passionate about the built environment, we encourage you to join us. We offer a challenging and rewarding program that will prepare you for a successful career in this exciting field.

Explore Programs in the Built Environment Department at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

We offer two unique undergraduate programs in Construction Management Technology and Technology and Engineering Education, as well as graduate programs in Career and Technology Education and Cybersecurity Engineering Technology. Our Engineering and Construction Management degree programs are designed to prepare students for rewarding careers in the built environment, whether in industry, manufacturing, or public education.

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Student Life in the Built Environment Department at UMES

Our department is located in our cutting-edge Arts and Technologies Center, and our experienced, dedicated faculty are passionate about teaching and learning.

Our students come from all over the state and the country, and they are united by their passion for the built environment. They are eager to learn and to make a difference in the world, and they are supported by a collegiate community committed to their success. In recent years, our department has seen significant growth. Enrollment has increased by 5–10 percent each year over the past five years, and the growth rate in Engineering Technology and Construction Management Technology has been particularly strong. This growth is a testament to the quality of our programs and the dedication of our faculty and staff.

Learn More about Paying for UMES

Our dedicated team of financial aid professionals is here to help you make your educational dreams a reality. We offer a variety of financial aid options to fit your needs, and we will work with you to find the best fit for your situation. We understand that paying for your Engineering or Construction Management degree can be a challenge, but we want to make sure that cost doesn’t prevent you from pursuing your dreams. We are here to help you every step of the way, and we are committed to making your education affordable.

Available Careers in the Built Environment Department at UMES

Our graduates are in high demand, and they have gone on to successful careers in a variety of fields. They are working as construction managers, engineers, teachers, and more. We are proud to say that our graduates are making a difference in the world, and we are excited to see what they will achieve in the years to come.

Potential careers with an Engineering or Construction Management degree include:

Many jobs in these fields are growing faster than average.

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