How to Apply

To discuss admission requirements for any SPDC program, please contact one of our undergraduate advisors or our graduate coordinator.

 

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

First-year and Transfer Admission

The Office of Admissions handles admission applications for prospective undergraduate students. Please visit the Office of Admissions website for more information.  

Construction Management is considered a restricted major for transfer admissions. Click here to review those unique transfer admission requirements. The undergraduate advisor can answer questions about the transfer process.

Be aware that admission to MSU as a first-year or transfer student declared in the Construction Management major does not guarantee secondary admission to the program. Students must also complete on-campus admission requirements during their first two years of enrollment. View those secondary admission requirements below.

On-Campus Admission Requirements for Construction Management, Upper Division Status:

Enrollment in the Construction Management undergraduate major is limited. Current MSU students seeking admission to the upper division of the program must meet the criteria listed below to be eligible to apply:

  • Complete at least 56 credits
  • Complete the following courses with a minimum grade of 2.0 in each course: 
    • MTH 124 (3 credits)
    • PHY 231 (3 credits)
    • STT 200, STT 201, STT 315, or STT 421 (3-4 credits)
    • EC 201 or EC 202 (3 credits)
    • *CMP 101 (2 credits)
    • *CMP 124 (2 credits)
    • *CMP 210 (3 credits
    • *CMP 222 (3 credits)
    • *CMP 230 (4 credits)
    • *CMP 245 (3 credits)
  • Earn 3.0+ GPA average across all the CMP courses (*) indicated above
  • Submit an application form by the deadline specified by the school

While meeting the criteria listed above is necessary to be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Science program in Construction Management, it does not guarantee admission. Other factors such as MSU GPA, CMP GPA, work experience, and personal experience may also be considered. 

Students enrolled in the required CMP courses will be notified in class and via email about how to submit the application form for the Construction Management program in the Spring semester of the second year. 

Questions about admission to the Construction Management program can be directed to the undergraduate advisor, Jenn Petzko (petzko@msu.edu). 

Learn more about requirements and courses for this degree.


Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design

First-year and Transfer Admission

The Office of Admissions handles admission applications for prospective undergraduate students. Please visit the Office of Admissions website for more information. 

Interior Design is considered a restricted major for transfer admissions. Click here to review those unique transfer admission requirements. The undergraduate advisor, Hannah Brodhead (brodhead@msu.edu) can answer questions about the transfer process.

Be aware that admission to MSU as a first-year or transfer student declared in the Interior Design major does not guarantee secondary admission to the program. Students must also complete on-campus admission requirements during their first year of enrollment. View those secondary admission requirements below.

On-Campus Admission Requirements for Interior Design, Upper Division Status:

Enrollment in the Interior Design undergraduate major is limited. Current MSU students seeking admission to the upper division of the program must meet the criteria listed below to be eligible to apply:

  • Complete at least 28 credits.
  • Earn 2.5+ MSU GPA
  • Complete the following courses: 
    • IDES 140 (3 credits)
    • IDES 142 (3 credits)
    • IDES 150 (3 credits)
    • IDES 152 (3 credits)
    • IDES 240 (3 credits)
  • Earn 3.0+ GPA average across all the IDES courses indicated above
  • Submit a creative portfolio and application form by the deadline specified by the School

While meeting the criteria listed above is necessary to be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Arts program in Interior Design, it does not guarantee admission. Interior Design faculty will evaluate applicants’ portfolios, and the top students will be granted admission to the upper division of the program. 

Students enrolled in the required IDES courses will be notified in class and via email about how to submit the application form and portfolio for the Interior Design program in the Spring semester of the first year. 

Questions about admission to the Interior Design program can be directed to the undergraduate advisor, Hannah Brodhead (brodhead@msu.edu).  

Learn more about requirements and courses for this degree. 


Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

First-year and Transfer Admission

The Office of Admissions handles admission applications for prospective undergraduate students. Please visit the Office of Admissions website for more information. 

Landscape Architecture is considered a restricted major for transfer admissions. Click here to review those unique transfer admission requirements. The undergraduate advisor, Hannah Brodhead (brodhead@msu.edu) can answer questions about the transfer process.

Be aware that admission to MSU as a first-year or transfer student declared in the Landscape Architecture major does not guarantee secondary admission to the program. Students must also complete on-campus admission requirements during their first year of enrollment. View those secondary admission requirements below.

On-Campus Admission Requirements for Landscape Architecture, Upper Division Status:

Enrollment in the Landscape Architecture undergraduate major is limited. Current MSU students seeking admission to the upper division of the program must meet the criteria listed below to be eligible to apply:

  • Complete at least 28 credits
  • Complete the following courses: 
    • *LA 140 (4 credits)
    • *LA 141 (4 credits)
    • *LA 200 (3 credits)
    • PDC 120 (2 credits)
    • One of the following MTH course sequences, based on math placement: 
      • MTH 103a, MTH 103b, and STT 200 or MTH 114 (9 credits)
      • MTH 103 and STT 200 or MTH 114 (6 credits)
      • MTH 116 (5 credits)
  • Earn 2.0 minimum grade in each of the LA courses (*) indicated above
  • Submit a creative portfolio and application form by the deadline specified by the School

While meeting the criteria listed above is necessary to be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program, it does not guarantee admission. Interior Design faculty will evaluate applicants’ portfolios, and the top students will be granted admission to the upper division of the program. 

Students enrolled in the required LA courses will be notified in class and via email about how to submit the application form and portfolio for the Landscape Architecture program in the Spring semester of the first year. 

Questions about admission to the Landscape Architecture program can be directed to the undergraduate advisor, Hannah Brodhead (brodhead@msu.edu).  

Learn more about requirements and courses for this degree.


Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning

First-year and Transfer Admission

The Office of Admissions handles admission applications for prospective undergraduate students. Please visit the Office of Admissions website for more information. 

Questions about the Urban and Regional Planning program can be directed to the undergraduate advisor, Jenn Petzko (petzko@msu.edu). 

Learn more about requirements and courses for this degree.

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