In the MS in Civil Engineering program, students choose one of three specialties: geotechnical, structures, or construction engineering and management. Graduate students work closely with faculty advisors on a variety of research projects, and receive individualized attention from the faculty.
Admission Requirements Applicants should have a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Civil Engineering. Additional coursework may be required for students without a BS in engineering or without adequate preparation
Career opportunities Graduate study in civil engineering prepares students for diverse and rewarding high-tech careers in industry, government, or academia. Upon completion, graduates have joined leading companies such as Arcadis, Barton & Loguidice, C & S Companies, CH2M Hill, Clark Dietz Engineering, Kenny Geotechnical Services, Langan Engineering, Louis Berger International, O'Brien and Gere, Port Authority of NY and NJ, Schnabel Engineerin, and many others.
30 credit hours
Core courses in a chosen area of specialization
Approved elective coursework
Participation in faculty/student seminar series
6 credits of Master’s Thesis, culminating in the defense of a thesis