Facilities management is an evolving profession that seeks to sustainably integrate the natural environment with the built environment. Facilities management professionals need a solid foundation in sustainable best-practices to efficiently and cost-effectively integrate human assets with an organization’s physical and technical assets. The Facilities Management concentration within the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree combines technical training with liberal arts to meet the demand for leadership within the high-tech workplace environment. It is designed to prepare students and working professionals for positions in the sustainable facility and infrastructure management professions. Courses at UH West Oʻahu will be offered through both in class and distance learning instruction.
Facilities Management students will be exposed to topics such as building operations, personnel management, and customer service, to prepare them for industry certification.
The Facilities Management concentration provides students with a solid foundation for achieving the following IFMA professional certifications:
- Facility Management Professional (FMP®) designation recognizes competency with the essential core facilities management practices.
- Sustainable Facility Professional (SFP®) designation recognizes competency with the sustainable facilities management practices.
- Certified Facility Manager (CFM®) designation recognizes competency with the facilities management leadership practices.
Note: This concentration differs from the Applied Science Facilities Management concentration.