The master's degree program in civil and environmental engineering is designed to provide you with the engineering, technical, scientific and communication skills necessary to succeed in a professional engineering career or to move on to Ph.D. studies.
Close interactions between faculty and graduate students foster a dynamic research and learning atmosphere, and students gain experience through collaborations with faculty on applied and fundamental research projects.
The department offers two options for master's degree students:
If you have not passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam as an undergraduate, you are highly encouraged to do so as part of your master's degree program.
Students in the master's degree program can choose from five areas of specialization:
Specific coursework requirements vary for each specialty. Our students work closely with faculty advisors to design a course of study that meets degree requirements and prepares them to write a thesis or pass comprehensive exams in their area of expertise.