Introducing our one-year M.S. program
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Nevada, Reno is pleased to announce that graduate program requirements have been consolidated and streamlined allowing prospective M.S. students to complete their course work in 1 year. Both MS Plan A (thesis option) and MS Plan B (coursework option) require a minimum of 26 credits. These program modifcations support technical specialization for early and mid-career individuals with minimal life and career disruption.
Time to degree
- All required courses as well as a number of elective courses will be ofered on a yearly rotation.
- Full- time students can expect to complete an MS Plan B in 9 months (mid-August to mid-May), by taking 13 credits (4 classes plus 1 hour seminar) in each of 2 semesters.
- Working students can expect to complete an MS Plan B in 2-3 years by taking 1 to 2 classes per semester.
- Most courses will be offered in a hybrid or mixed-mode (part in-person and part online) format to support remote learners. Contact cee@unr
Why Choose CEE @ The University of Nevada, Reno
Forty-five minutes from world-famous Lake Tahoe, the University of Nevada, Reno is an R1 Carnegie Research Institution, a designation reserved for doctoral universities with the highest levels of research activity. The Department’s graduate programs are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report: #55 in Civil Engineering and #59 in Environmental Engineering.