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

Fall Admittance

  • International Applicants: March 15
  • U.S. Applicants: June 1

Spring Admittance

  • International Applicants: Sept. 15
  • U.S. Applicants: Nov 1

Admittance Terms



  • 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. 


The Office of Graduate Education has prepared application instructions to help you navigate through the admissions process. View the instructions to begin your graduate education.