• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Sustainability and Green Construction program from Drexel University prepares professionals faced with the daunting task of providing a build environment which is in harmony with the natural environment with the skills needed to meet the demands of the architectural, engineering, and construction community.
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Overview

The Sustainability and Green Construction program from Drexel University  focuses on the sustainable aspects of the construction process and explores the concepts outlined in the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building rating system. Graduates are prepared to apply these concepts to the decision-making process across project teams. 

Program features:

  • A flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal schedule
  • Can be used as a standalone professional development credential or as a step toward the MS in Construction Management
  • A highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmates

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    15 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Impact Analysis
  • Sustainable Principles & Practices
  • Sustainable Technologies
  • LEED Concepts
  • Community Sustainability

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering or a business or non-technical degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
  • 500 word essay on why you wish to pursue this program 
  • Resume
  • Additional requirements for International Students

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1342 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1342 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1342 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1342 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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