Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Western New England University

Program Description

Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Western New England University

The Master of Science in Civil Engineering program offers the advanced degree you need to take your career to the next level. Whether you are interested in full-time study or you are a working professional pursuing your studies part-time, our graduate term structure will allow you to accelerate your studies. The program can be finished in as little as one year studying full-time and as few as 18 months studying part-time. Classes will typically be offered once a week during the early evening.

Why Choose the MS in Civil Engineering?

Whether planning for the future, rebuilding after the natural or man-made destruction of infrastructure, or modernization of antiquated systems, civil engineering projects worldwide are fueling an enormous demand for engineers who possess advanced degrees. With the MS in Civil Engineering degree from Western New England University, you will be prepared to take advantages of these opportunities.

Admissions Requirements

  • Successful completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education in civil or environmental engineering. Other engineering science disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required for admission. Candidates with an undergraduate GPA between 2.7 and 2.99 will be considered for conditional admittance.
  • Programming competence.
  • Current Résumé.
  • Two Recommendation Forms.
  • Students with an undergraduate degree from a program not accredited by ABET are encouraged to submit their GRE score.

Curriculum

Core Courses (15 credits):

  • CEE 670 Construction Management (3 credits)
  • CEE 640 Solid Mechanics (3 credits) or
    CEE 606 Advanced Green and Sustainable Civil Engineering (3 credits)
  • CEE 602 Finite Element and Numerical Analysis (3 credits)
  • EMGT 643 Design of Experiments (3 credits)
  • EMGT 605 Engineering Management (3 credits) or
    EMGT 648 Project Management (3 credits)

For the remaining credits, there are three options:

1. All-course option (30 credits program total)

  • Combination of 15 credits of the following coursework
  • CEE 500/600 level elective courses
  • Maximum of three approved EMGT 600 or
    ME 600 or
    EE 600 level elective courses (9 credits)

2. Project Option (30 credits program total)

  • Project with presentation CEE 695 (3 credits)
  • Combination of 12 credits of the following coursework
  • CEE 500/600 level elective courses
  • Maximum of two approved EMGT 600 or
    ME 600 or
    EE 600 level elective courses (6 credits)

3. Thesis Option (30 credits program total)

  • Thesis with presentation CEE698-699 (6 credits)
  • Combination of 9 credits of the following coursework
  • CEE 500/600 level elective courses
  • Maximum of two approved EMGT 600 or
    ME 600 or
    EE 600 level elective courses (6 credits)

Students must select an advisor and have a plan of study approved before completing 12 credits. At least 6 courses in a plan of study must be 600 or higher level. Up to 6 credit hours may be transferred from another school, subject to approval by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated March 2, 2018
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Sept. 2019
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12 - 24 months
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