Learn about the complexities of a healthcare facility and apply the knowledge in a construction management career.

Healthcare Construction Management

From nursing homes to specialized cancer clinics, and from large hospitals to urgent care centers, construction of healthcare-related facilities requires special knowledge. When you major in healthcare construction management at Purdue University, you will study the unique features of this sector of the construction industry.

With the growth of technology in the healthcare construction industry and the specialization of the work, it is important for you to understand the regulations and risks associated with these healthcare-related projects. You will gain a broad exposure to building construction management topics while focusing on this specialized area. Your courses will also expose you to project management skills that can be applied in most construction projects. This major is offered by the School of Construction Management Technology.

Meet our faculty, most of whom have industry experience.


What can I do?

Healthcare Facilities Manager
Project manager
Project engineer

Where can I go?

Pepper Construction
Messer Construction
McCarthy Building Companies
Meyer Najem Construction
Purdue is one of the best colleges for construction management programs. I’m a construction freak - the faculty are really good and I’m loving my courses here!
Zenith R.
BCM Masters student

What to expect in Healthcare Construction Management

Core courses

BCM 10001 Introduction to Construction
BCM 17500 Construction Materials and Methods
BCM 11201 Construction Surveying Fundamentals
BCM 21200 Construction Layout
BCM 21500 Mechanical Construction
BCM 27500 Construction Plans and Measurements
BCM 25001 Construction Project And Administrative Management
BCM 21601 Electrical Construction
BCM 28500 Construction Mechanics
BCM 34500 Scheduling
BCM 37500 Estimating
BCM 34000 Introduction to Healthcare Construction Management
BCM 38000 Concrete Construction
BCM 30101 Introduction to Construction Company Financial Management
BCM 35000 Construction Site Planning
BCM 38501 Soils in Construction
BCM 45701 Construction Safety
BCM 34100 Advanced Healthcare Construction Management
BCM 35501 Construction Site Supervision
BCM 47500 Construction Costs
BCM 45500 Construction Business and Contracts
BCM 48701 Construction Capstone

What it's like to be a TECHIE!

The Polytechnic learning environment

Our learning experience is designed to produce graduates who not only have deep knowledge, applied skills, and experiences in their chosen discipline, but also problem solving, critical thinking, communications, and leadership skills sought by industries and communities.

About the department

The School of Construction Management Technology focuses on providing the education and skills necessary to groom leaders in the construction industry. The education and research conducted at Purdue affects the safety and quality of all built environments.

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