Program Contact

Graduate Office
School of Building Construction
College of Design
Georgia Institute of Technology
280 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332-0680


Application Deadlines

May 1

Admittance Terms


Degree Programs

  • Ph.D. in Building Construction

Areas of Research

Building Construction

  • Program Management
  • Construction Management

Standardized Tests

English Proficiency

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

GRE Requirements

Only the GRE is accepted.

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

Application Requirements

Essay (included on 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 master's degree in one of the following fields from an accredited institution:

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

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.