Graduate Program Information

The M.S.C.E. program requires a baccalaureate degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering.  The M.S.E. degree offers a more discipline-specific program of study to students who may not possess a baccalaureate degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Graduate Program Information

Admission and Progression Requirements, and all Program Requirements can be found in the Graduate Catalog. Please see the information below:


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Programs of Study

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) provides opportunities for discipline-specific and multidisciplinary graduate-level education in Civil and Environmental Engineering and closely related areas.  Advanced coursework and research are used to enhance professional development, improve technical competency, and initiate a life-long learning experience.  The Department has ongoing collaborative research and student exchange programs with several international institutions. 

The Department offers graduate studies leading to a master’s degree (MSCE or MSE) in five areas of concentration:
  1. Environmental and water resources engineering
  2. Geotechnical and Geo-environmental engineering
  3. Structural engineering
  4. Transportation engineering

Doctoral studies leading to the Ph.D. in Infrastructure and Environmental Systems (INES) are available in an interdisciplinary, inter-college program.  See the Ph.D. in Infrastructure and Environmental Systems for details.

Our Department also offers a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. For information about this doctoral program, please contact:

Important Resources

M.S.E. and M.S.C.E. Program Description 
Infrastructure and Environmental Systems (INES) Website 
Graduate School Website 
Graduate School Forms 
Graduation Clearance

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