Frequently Asked Questions

I am interested in applying to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. What is the process?
The process for applying to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the same process as applying to any other department in the University. For both domestic and international admissions, please refer to the Howard University Admissions page.

How long is the program?
The Bachelor of Civil Engineering program is a four-year degree program, professionally accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

I am visiting Washington D.C. Can I meet with faculty and students?
Yes! We welcome visitors at all times of the year.

Do you offer a BS in environmental engineering?
No. We offer the following degree programs in civil engineering: Bachelor of Science, Master of Engineering, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy.

News

Sophomores Rutledge and Abraham Publish in Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journal Diamond and Related Materials

Thu, December 17, 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Sophomores Jade Rutledge and Brandon Abraham recently published a paper titled “Mechanical Properties of C3N Nanotubes” in the peer-reviewed scientific journal in materials science Diamond and Related Materials. Rutledge and Abraham worked in collaboration with Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student Hamid Ghasemi under the mentorship of Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Hessam Yazdani. Read More >>

Howard University Receives $570K DURIP Grant for Interdisciplinary Research and Education

Thu, November 5, 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Hessam Yazdani, Ph.D. has received a $570,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) to support research and education in advanced materials, water treatment and environmental chemistry, orthotics and prosthetics, and traumatic brain injury. Read More >>

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