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.
Employment Outcomes Based on exit surveys of 2017 and 2018 Syracuse University Civil and Environmental Engineering MS graduates.
Companies that hire our MS graduates: American Iron Works, CHA Consulting, Deloitte, Dubai Contracting Company, Hebert Construction, HNTB, Jacobs, Kenney Geotechnical Services, Larson Design Group, Michael Baker International, National Guard Bureau, NK Bhandari Architecture & Engineering, O’Brien & Gere, POWER Engineers, Schnabel Engineering, Silman, The Intelligence Group, Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law, Whitacre Engineering, Windward Environmental, Self-employed
Job location: 85% in the US, 15% outside of US
Job location within US:
55% in Syracuse/Central New York, 25% in Metropolitan New York City, 5%Metropolitan Baltimore/Washington, DC, 15% Other
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
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