The Catholic University of America


Graduate Studies


Please note that the department requests GRE and TOEFL  (for non-native English speakers) test results for application to graduate studies for the M.S. (thesis-option) and for the Ph.D. degree program in construction engineering and management.

Important: To be eligible for competitive stipends, the university has set an eligibility requirement of 1300 points (or equivalent in new point system) for the GRE.



The M.S. (thesis-option) and M.S. (coursework-only) degrees both contain at least 30 credit hours.


The Ph.D. degree contains at least 53 graduate credit hours, a comprehensive exam, and the dissertation.


See important information on graduate studies in the School of Engineering and see the necessary forms.