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3+2 Program

Admission Requirements

Engineering and Construction Management 3 + 2 Program

The Engineering and Integrated Construction Management 3+2 Program offer students the unique opportunity to graduate with both a Baccalaureate and Master's degree in 5 years. 

Students interested in the Engineering 3+2 Program must declare their major as Bachelor of Science in Engineering with Mechatronics Specialization, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, or Bachelor of Science in Construction Management. 

In the third year of the program, students must apply to the Engineering 3+2 Program or Construction Management Program. Upon acceptance, students begin graduate coursework the following summer.

Students can earn both a BS (BSE or BSIE) and MS (MSE or MSISE) concurrently (BSE/MSE, BSE/MSISE, BSIE/MSE, BSIE/MSISE) for the engineering 3 + 2 program. Students can earn both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration in Construction Management for the construction management 3 + 2 programs. 

The application for admission to the 3+2 plan must include:

  1. A CSU Pueblo transcript
  2. Two letters of recommendation from CSU Pueblo faculty
  3. A statement of research interests
  4. Complete a graduate admissions application (DO NOT COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION)
  5. Pay the $35 admission application fee (at the cashier cage located in the ADM Building)

Students must meet the following qualifications: 

  1. Must have declared Engineering or Construction Management as your major.
  2. Must have achieved an overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Must have achieved a grade point average of 3.25 in required Engineering coursework.
  4. Must have completed 75 credits including twelve upper-level credits in Engineering.
  5. Satisfactory combined GRE scores above 300 (students may be admitted into the 3+2 program before taking the GRE; however, they must submit satisfactory GRE scores by the last day of finals at the end of their first semester in the 3+2 Engineering MS program to remain in the program).
  6. Prior to enrolling in the first 500-level course, students are expected to have completed a significant portion of the requirements for their undergraduate major.

If you are interested in the 3+2 Program, please speak with your Faculty Mentor

​Note: Students are strongly encouraged to complete an internship prior to enrolling in graduate-level courses.


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