Construction Science and Management

Masters Degree Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree in construction science, construction management, building construction or a related area is required. Applicants from other disciplines may be admitted, but they may be required to make up any deficiencies in course work to provide the needed prerequisite skills and knowledge for the MCSM graduate program.

Acceptance must be granted by the Graduate School and the Department of Construction Science and Management. Graduate school acceptance is based on meeting all applicable Clemson University requirements.  Acceptance by the department is based on performance in previous undergraduate studies, a satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and TOEFL, for foreign students, work experience and three letters of recommendation.

The minimum admission requirements for MCSM are:

  • GPA of 3.0 from undergraduate degree

  • GRE
  • TOEFL/IELTS (for foreign students)

  • One year of approved construction industry experience
  • Three letters of recommendation

  • Official transcripts from undergraduate and/or graduate schools

  • A detailed resume of construction industry experience

Note: Test scores should be sent to the Graduate School.

Transferring Credit into the MCSM Program

Students can transfer up to 12 semester graduate hours from another accredited institution with departmental approval.