Master of Science in Facilities Management
The Facilities Management Program is located in Pratt's Manhattan Center, in close proximity to some of the world's best known facilities. The evening program is taught by practitioners with extensive industry experience in fields related to Facilities, Property and Real Estate Management. Case studies, site visits and internship opportunities expose students to a wide range of practical challenges in New York City. The evening program, with its convenient location on 14th street, is ideal for people with busy full-time jobs.
The Facilities Management program is part of Pratt Institute's "Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development" and allows students to choose electives from a wide variety of related fields. Course Modules in International Facilities Management provide students with the opportunity to cooperate with international students in New York City or to travel abroad for intensive studies. The program is accredited by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and provides students with the leadership and management skills needed to successfully manage the property portfolio of a large organization.
Minor in Facilities Management
The Department of Facilities Management offers a 9 credit Minor to graduate students in the following departments:
Architecture, City & Regional Planning, Urban Environmental Systems Management, Historic Preservation and Interior Design. Students may apply to the Minor in Facilities Management program through their advisor at any point during their academic career. The completion of the Minor will be noted on the student's transcript but will not be shown on the diploma.
- Principles of Facilities Management
- Additional Courses must be taken from the following:
- Real Estate Development
- Managerial Accounting & Finance
- Strategic Planning & Management
- Economic Evaluation of Facilities
- Computer Applications for Facilities Managers
- Facility Programming & Design
- Project Management
- Facility Maintenance & Operations
- Legal Issues
- Concept & Strategies: Telecommunications
For a total of 9 credits minimum.
Accredited by IFMA - International Facility Management Association Foundation
Undergraduate degrees in business, architecture, interior design, construction management, and engineering fields are considered preferable for admission. Applicants with a bachelor's degree in other fields are also eligible but may be required to take noncredit courses in technical subjects prior to registering for required courses. Applicants for admission to the Master of Science in the Facilities Management program must submit a statement of purpose in essay format (600 words minimum) to support the application for advanced studies. The statement should indicate an awareness of the issues addressed in the Facilities Management program and describe the reasons behind your interest in pursuing this degree. The GRE or GMAT exams are optional.
Interviews are recommended and may be scheduled by contacting the department.
Informal Open House
Prospective students of the Pratt Institute Facilities Management Program are always welcome to drop by on the first Tuesday of each month from 5-8pm during the Fall and Spring semesters and meet the Chair. RSVP preferred, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Fall dates: October 2nd, November 6th (classes not in session) and December 4th. Spring Dates: February 5th, March 5th and April 2nd.
Non - Degree
Persons interested in taking Facilities Management courses for credit as a non-matriculated student may do so by applying directly to the Registar's office. These credits are transferable.