Built Environments: Construction & Design

Programs in this area provide students with hands-on learning experiences in a wide variety of fields such as construction management, interior design and landscape architecture.

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Majors

  • Construction Management

    Established in 1948, the Construction Management Program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). It offers a Bachelor, Masters and PhD in Construction Management.

  • Horticulture

    The Horticulture program prepares students to make new discoveries in the plant sciences, promote the use of plants and food for improved human health, and manage and develop landscape design projects.

  • Interior Design

    The Interior Design program focuses on design theory and application, historic preservation and conservation, sustainable design, visual communication and technology and indoor environmental quality.

  • Landscape Architecture

    The Landscape Architecture Program focuses on the integration of art, science and human interaction, applying their knowledge to diverse and immersive project types from local to international settings.

Certificate Programs

  • Landscape and Nursery Management

    The Landscape and Nursery Management Program at Michigan State University offers those students interested in working with plants, people, and in the outdoors, specialized training to pursue a career in the multi-billion dollar green industries.

  • Landscape Management

    The Landscape Management program provides training for students to select, use, and manage landscape plants and lawns.

  • Sports & Commercial Turf Management

    The Sports & Commercial Turf Management program has a nationwide reputation as being the best turf management program not geared directly towards golf.

  • Turfgrass Management Golf Course

    The certificate program in Turfgrass Management with a golf course emphasis is directed toward preparing students for a rewarding career as a golf course superintendent or other career options in the golf industry.

Graduate Programs

Some College of Agriculture and Natural Resources graduate programs include:

  • Construction Management (MS)
  • Environmental Design (MA)
  • Horticulture (MS, PhD)
  • Planning, Design and Construction (PhD)

More information is available in the CANR Graduate section and through the MSU Graduate School.

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