Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Program Overview

Offered through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering helps students approach, evaluate and devise solutions to some of the largest problems facing modern infrastructure and the environment today.

Students may choose to pursue their studies in one of the following areas of focus:

  • Environmental engineering
  • Geoenvironmental engineering
  • Mechanics and materials engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Transportation engineering
  • Water resources engineering

Program Requirements

  • Credit hours: 33 (without thesis) or 30 (with thesis)
  • Thesis options: Students who choose to complete a thesis take 24 credit hours of coursework and 6 credit hours for conducting thesis research. Students who choose the non-thesis option take 33 credit hours of coursework.
  • Duration: Two years (full-time) or three years (part-time)

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Admissions Requirements

  • Preferred bachelor's degree in engineering, physical sciences, or applied mathematics.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) achieved at the time of bachelor's degree completion.
  • Successful submission of online application form, exam scores and other documents as outlined in the admissions requirements.