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Construction Engineering and Management

Graduate Certificate in Construction Engineering and Management Overview

The department offers a 12-hour Graduate Certificate in Construction Engineering and Management. The certificate is designed for professionals who have a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, or business and are seeking a senior management position in the construction industry. It is ideal for students interested in pursuing graduate study without committing to a full master's program.


To be considered for this program, one should satisfy one of the following criteria


Applying for the Program

How do I Apply?

Apply directly to the Graduate School for admission to Texas Tech University as a graduate student on the Graduate School website.

Follow the applicable instructions. This should include the following:

These application materials should be submitted directly to the graduate school. Please review the Graduate School web site at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/  for the most up-to-date instructions. The application must be complete in order to be reviewed by the graduate faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines are set by the graduate school and the university. These dates can be found on the Graduate School website.

International students are recommended to submit their completed application at least nine months in advance of the desired date of enrollment due to the length of time required to obtain a visa from the U.S. Department of State. The above statement may not apply for international students who are currently studying in the U.S. Please contact the Graduate School for further information.

Evaluation of Applications

Graduate faculty members of the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering will review and evaluate your completed application holistically, based on the combination of:

The selection committee does not use any specific minimum scores to evaluate GPA.

Financial Assistance

The university and the graduate school have scholarships that you may apply for. The link is on the admissions page. A limited number of departmental scholarships are available. These must be applied for during your application process and must be submitted on the scholarship website. All deadlines apply.


Program Information

What is required to complete a graduate certificate?

You need to complete at least 12 credit hour graduate certificate courses to graduate. Requirements can be found in the academic catalog.

What courses will I need to take?

During orientation you will meet with the graduate advisor. Courses will be selected for your graduate certificate based on your academic background. The courses include two required and two electives. Course descriptions may be found in the academic catalog.



Whom should I contact if I have questions?

For questions regarding your application to the Graduate School, including transcript, test scores, application fee, and issues relating to the status of international students, contact the Graduate School directly:

Texas Tech University Graduate School
02 Holden Hall
Box 41030
Lubbock, Texas 79409-1030

T 806.742.2781
F 806.742.1746
Graduate Admissions
03 Holden Hall
Box 41030
Lubbock, Texas 79409-1030

T 806.742.2787
F 806.742.4038
Shipping Address:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Broadway Ave. at Akron Ave.
Holden Hall Room 3
Lubbock, Texas 79409-1030

To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

The school code for Texas Tech University is 6827.