Admissions

Students applying for admission to the graduate program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) must obtain an application for admission from the Howard University Graduate School.

Admission and residency in the graduate program in CEE are guided by the General Admission Requirement and Rules and Regulations for the Pursuit of Academic Degrees in the Graduate School. Students are strongly encouraged to consult and familiarize themselves with these rules and regulations.

Admission to the CEE graduate program is granted to high quality applicants. The CEE faculty graduate committee administers the final review for each candidate and provides a recommendation for or against admission to the Graduate School. Admission requirements for the graduate programs at CEE include those required by the Graduate School, as well as the following departmental requirements:

  • ME and MS programs: a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Ph.D. program: a minimum GPA of 3.2

Financial resources may be available to support the highest quality MS and Ph.D. students.

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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