The Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) offers concentration in three critical areas: (1) Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, (2) Transportation and Pavement Engineering, and (3) Environmental Engineering and Water Resources.
The Civil Engineering program offers both thesis and non-thesis options for the Master
of Science with a major in civil engineering. Either option must be approved by the
In addition to a minimum of 24 credits of course work, this option requires a research thesis (6 credits) for a 30 credit minimum total. The research and thesis describe the results of an in-depth research investigation and are directed by a graduate advisor. This option allows for 3 core courses, a 4 course concentration, and 1 course in other concentration.
This option requires a minimum of 30 credits of course work. The Non-Thesis option allows for 3 core courses, a 4 course concentration, and 3 courses in other concentration. This option is well suited to persons with professional experience.
The MSCE program provides technical skills to qualified candidates from the engineering community and other related disciplines. Also, the program satisfies the needs of professional firms and Civil Engineering educational programs across the US and internationally. Graduates with this specialized professional education will enhance practice capabilities in state, local and federal agencies as well as in private industry throughout the global marketplace.