Program Contact

Kirsten McLagan
School of Building Construction | College of Design
John and Joyce Caddell Building

Room 114
Georgia Institute of Technology
280 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332-0680


Application Deadlines


  • May 1


  • October 1

Admittance Terms


Degree Programs

  • Master of Science in Building Construction and Facility Management

Areas of Research

  • Building Construction
    • Program Management
    • Construction Management
  • Facility Management

Standardized Tests

TOEFL Requirements

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Department Code: 12
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • Paper-based: 600
    • Internet-based: 100 with minimum section scores of 19

IELTS Academic Requirements

  • ≥ 7 (minimum band score for Reading, Listening, and Speaking is 6.5; minimum band score for Writing is 5.5)

GRE (preferred but not required)

  • Institute Code: R5248
  • Department Code: 4401
  • General Test: required

Application Requirements

Essay (included in the application)

  • Explain your professional/personal post-baccalaureate experience in building construction
  • Describe how your academic or professional background will support you as you pursue a master's degree

Letters of Recommendation

  • Three letters of recommendation

Degree Requirements

A bachelor's degree in one of the following fields from an accredited institution with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA:

  • Construction
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Facility Management


A bachelor's degree in another field with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and a minimum of two years' experience in a related field. 

Program Costs

  1. Go to "View Tuition Costs by Semester," and select the semester you plan to start. Graduate-level programs are divided into sections: Graduate Rates–Atlanta Campus, Study Abroad, Specialty Graduate Programs, Executive Education Programs
  2. Find the degree and program you are interested in and click to access the program's tuition and fees by credit hour PDF.
  3. In the first column, determine the number of hours (or credits) you intend to take for your first semester.
  4. Determine if you will pay in-state or out-of-state tuition. Learn more about the difference between in-state and out-of-state. For example, if you are an in-state resident and planning to take six credits for the Master of Architecture degree, the tuition cost will be $4,518.
  5. The middle section of the document lists all mandatory Institute fees. To see your total tuition plus mandatory fees, refer to the last two columns of the PDF.