MS Civil Engineering

Kennesaw State University

Program Description

MS Civil Engineering

Kennesaw State University

The Master of Science in Civil Engineering Program provides engineering graduates, technical professionals, and working engineers an opportunity to advance their professional careers by offering courses in a variety of civil engineering disciplines, including structural, geotechnical, water resources, environmental, and transportation.

Regular Admission Policy:

  • BSCE from ABET accredited engineering program.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Regular admission may also be granted in other cases based on a review of the applicant's record, including, but not limited to the following:

  • BSCE from a foreign university that is comparable to an ABET accredited program.
  • Professional accomplishments, such as PE license, completion of noteworthy projects, a record of scholarly publications.
  • Successful completion of graduate level engineering coursework from a recognized institution.

Required Essential Skills (6 Hours)

All MSCE students are required to take the following courses.

  • ENGR 6002 - Research Methods
  • CE 6003 - Probabilistic Analysis and Reliability in Civil Engineering

Thesis Option

Students in the thesis option are required to:

  • complete minimum 6 hours of thesis credit
  • take minimum 6 courses (18-hours) from the core electives listed below:
    • CE 6401 - Master's Thesis

Non-Thesis Option

Students in the Non-Thesis Option are required to take a minimum of 8 courses (24-hours) from the core electives listed below.

Core Electives

Students are to take a minimum of 6 courses if they in the Thesis Option. Students are to take a minimum of 8 courses if they in the Non-Thesis Option.

  • CE 6101 - Finite Element Analysis
  • CE 6102 - Structural Dynamics
  • CE 6103 - Prestressed Concrete Design
  • CE 6105 - Soil Improvement
  • CE 6202 - Advanced Highway Design and Traffic Safety
  • CE 6203 - Advanced Bituminous and Concrete Materials
  • CE 6204 - Advanced Design and Construction of Flexible and Rigid Pavements
  • CE 6104 - Advanced Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Design
  • CE 6133 - Design of Wood Structures
  • CE 6201 - Transportation Planning
  • CE 6302 - Air Pollution Control
  • CE 6303 - Water Resources Management
  • CE 6304 - Advanced Hydraulics
  • CE 6333 - Advanced Hazardous Waste Engineering
  • CE 6343 - Solid Waste Management and Engineering
  • CE 6433 - Hydraulic Analysis and Design
  • CE 6533 - Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • CE 6633 - Pavement Engineering
  • CE 6683 - Inelastic Behavior of Pavement Materials
  • CE 6900 - Special Topics in CE

Program Total (30 Credit Hours)

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 11, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2019
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Full time
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290 USD
Resident tuition fee for 1 credit hour: $290.00. Non-resident tuition fee for 1 credit hour: $1,045.00. Other fees may apply.
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USA - Kennesaw, Georgia
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