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

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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