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

Professor Claudia Marin to Lead NSF Convergence Accelerator Team

Thu, October 8, 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Claudia Marin, Ph.D., P.E. is leading a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Convergence Accelerator team to develop an Intelligent Surveillance Platform for Damage Detection and Localization of Civil Infrastructure. The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Marin a $760,000 grant over nine months for Phase I of a two-phased project through the NSF Convergence Accelerator program which is a highly competitive program designed to leverage a convergence approach to transition basic research and discovery into practice. Architecture Professor Bradford Grant will be contributing to the research alongside Dr. Marin.Read More >>

Assistant Professor Jeseth Delgado Vela Collaborates on Wastewater Testing for Coronavirus Levels

Wed, June 3, 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Jeseth Delgado Vela is part of a team of researchers from North Carolina State University, Rice University and the University of Southern California who are collaborating on nationwide efforts to monitor SARS-CoV-2 viral particles in wastewater. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for causing COVID-19.Read More >>

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