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Department of the Built Environment

  • Message from the Chair
    The Department of the Built Environment supports the UMES Land Grant mission by offering two unique undergraduate degree programs that are available at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. They are: (1) Construction Management  Technology (2)Technology and Engineering Education. The graduate program approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (also unique in the University System) in Career and Technology Education is also offered by the department. Graduates qualify for professional/technical employment in industry with construction management firms, manufacturing firms, and in public education. Employment and career opportunities for students in each major are excellent.  

    The Department of the Built Environment is committed to providing the most up-to-date instruction for students with emphasis on technical applications, systems operation, educational services, and management in the fields of construction, and technical education. Faculty are also engaged in service to the university and local community and scholarly pursuits including: research and publication in recognized professional journals, attending and presenting papers at professional meetings, and grant proposal writing projects. Given the strong and continuing support from internal and external sources, the future for the Department appears to be very bright. 

    The Department of the Built Environment includes the following undergraduate programs: 
         » Construction Management Technology (Bachelor of Science - B.S.) 
         » Technology and Engineering Education (Bachelor of Science - B.S.)
         » Career and Technology Education at the Baltimore Museum of Industry (Certification)  

    The Department of the Built Environment includes the following graduate programs: 
         » Career and Technology Education (Master of Education - M.Ed.) 


    Best regards,

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    Dr. Jeffrey Molavi, Ph.D.
    Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of the Built Environment


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