Master of Science in Building Performance & Diagnostics (MSBPD)

Carnegie Mellon University

Date Posted: Dec. 17, 2020
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Buildings
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Architecture
Program Type: Master's Degree


The Master of Science in Building Performance & Diagnostics (MSBPD) degree program is intended for practitioners, researchers, and educators in architecture and the building industry who wish to be leaders in advanced building technologies and building performance outcomes. The program is based on the premise that the integrated design of building and community systems is critical for environmental sustainability and human health and productivity. The MSBPD is a building science and research-oriented program, with technical depth for careers in sustainability-focused professional practice, environmental research and consulting, the building industry, or pursuing a PhD in Building Science.