Master's Program in Civil Engineering in North America

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Civil Engineering

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

The field of civil engineering is so named because it deals with designing and building structures that are used by everyday civilians, such as roads and bridges. Civil engineering has many specializations, ranging from the environment to transportation.

 

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.

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MEng in Civil Engineering

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Flagstaff

The Master of Engineering is a non-thesis professional degree, based primarily on course work and/or on an engineering project designed with the guidance of a faculty advisor to address a need or problem specific to their engineering field of study (Civil, Environmental, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering). [+]

Masters in Civil Engineering in North America 2017. This degree provides you with a broad, practice-based education. Degree requirements To earn this degree, you must complete a total of 30 credit hours: applied mathematics course, in a relevant topic such as numerical methods, linear algebra, or statistical analysis (3 credit hours) engineering management course (3 credit hours) 24 credit hours from: general engineering, environmental engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, or geology, selected with your committee’s approval (15 credit hours) elective courses (9 credit hours), which can include up to six credit hours in an optional practice-oriented project Admission information Applicants must select one primary emphasis in: civil engineering electrical engineering environmental engineering mechanical engineering computer science Prerequisites / Admission Requirements 1. You must have a B.S. degree in the discipline and an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. If you have a B.S. degree in a different discipline from that of your master’s application, you must complete a pre-admission course of study while earning a grade of "B" or higher in all pre-admission courses. See the prerequisite link below for this information. 2. You must take the GRE General Test unless you earned your B.S. degree from NAU or are in our Integrated Program in the discipline of your master’s application. If you are an international applicant whose native language is not English, you must also submit TOEFL scores. 3. Your application must include a statement that includes your educational goals and top areas of interest for your study and/or... [-]

Civil Engineering

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The Master's degrees offer students a chance to advance their knowledge above that of the undergraduate level, and a chance to begin to specialize in one of the sub-disciplines of Civil or Environmental Engineering. [+]

Civil Engineering Master's programs The Master's degrees offer students a chance to advance their knowledge above that of the undergraduate level, and a chance to begin to specialize in one of the sub-disciplines of Civil or Environmental Engineering. All Master's degrees may require that students take one or more undergraduate courses as articulation (pre-requisite) if they are coming from a different undergraduate engineering or a related science field in order to become fully prepared for graduate work in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Thesis Option The Master's degree programs can either be research-oriented (thesis option) or non-research-oriented (non-thesis option). The Thesis option is the only option for students who are receiving a fellowship or assistantship (GTA or GRA) from the department. Therefore, it is strongly recommended for all full-time students, even those who think that they can pay for their own education. A minimum of twenty four (24) semester hours of approved course work along with a minimum of six (6) hours of thesis credits is required. A minimum of twenty four (24) semester hours of approved course work along with a minimum of six (6) hours of thesis credits is required. No more than six hours of thesis credits will be applied toward degree requirements. At least 15 credit hours must be at the 6000-level (includes thesis hours). A maximum of 9 semester hours of graduate credit may be transferred into the program from non-degree-seeking status or regionally accredited institutions. Only grades of "B-" or better can be transferred. A... [-]

Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering

McGovern Education Group
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Oklahoma City

A Master of Science in Civil Engineering is a master’s degree awarded for courses taken in the study of professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings. [+]

Masters in Civil Engineering in North America 2017. A Master of Science in Civil Engineering is a master’s degree awarded for courses taken in the study of professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings. The curriculum generally includes classes in physics, mathematics, project management, design and specific topics in civil engineering. After taking basic courses in most sub-disciplines of civil engineering, students move onto specialize in one or more sub-disciplines at advanced levels. Tuition for a Master of Civil Engineering program starts at $28,000 USD per academic year, although international scholarships are available for highly qualified applicants. Questions? Would you like to speak with an American counselor about this degree program? We’re a team of American counselors who are trained to help international students find the ideal degree program at a respected American university at a tuition price you can afford. Did you know there are more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States? We partner with hundreds of safe, affordable, and respected American universities that offer ranked programs, international scholarships, and provide job placement services for graduates. We can fast track your application at hundreds of partner US universities. Our American counselors are waiting to provide unlimited one-on-one assistance at no cost. FREE degree program counseling FREE university selection counseling FREE application review FREE application essay support FREE visa interview training FREE unlimited email and video chat... [-]

ME in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Construction Engineering Management Concentration)

Clarkson University Graduate School
Campus or Online Part time 2 - 3 years September 2017 USA Potsdam

The Masters of Engineering (ME) degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a concentration in Construction Engineering Management (CEM) is available for students that have a BS in Civil Engineering or from another engineering discipline. [+]

Our Program The Masters of Engineering (ME) degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a concentration in Construction Engineering Management (CEM) is available for students that have a BS in Civil Engineering or from another engineering discipline. The degree requirements are Total of 30 graduate credits Three Core CEM Courses (9 credits) Three Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) courses taken from our elective list (9 credits) Three Business Management Courses (9 credits) ME Project (3 credits). The CEM track is designed for flexibility giving students the opportunity to choose courses that meets their needs and schedule. The CEM Program advisor is the Director of CEM (Erik Backus). The CEM project advisor will be selected through mutual agreement between the Director of CEM, the student, and project advisor. At the completion of the project work, the student will prepare a formal report and submit it to the project advisor. When the report is approved by the advisor, the project credits will be formally granted. Project credits can be taken in the summer. Curriculum Required Core CEM Courses (9 credits) CE 506 Advanced Construction Engineering (even falls) CE 510 Sustainable Infrastructure and Building (all falls) CE 591 Special Topics in Construction Engineering Management (all springs) CEE Electives (9 credits): three are required taken from the following list. CE 512 Intro to Structural and Soil Dynamics (on demand) CE 513 Elastic Waves and Non-Destructive Testing (even falls) CE 515 Foundations, Stability, and Retaining Structures (every fall) CE 516 Advanced Soil Mechanics (odd falls)... [-]

ME in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Clarkson University Graduate School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 USA Potsdam + 1 more

The Master of Engineering (ME) program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering focuses on engineering practice and design. It can be completed within one calendar year and consists of up to 24 credits of graduate-approved coursework, (up to 18 in the major subject area and six in a minor area), and up to seven credits from a design project. [+]

Masters in Civil Engineering in North America 2017. The Master of Engineering (ME) program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering focuses on engineering practice and design. It can be completed within one calendar year and consists of up to 24 credits of graduate-approved coursework, (up to 18 in the major subject area and six in a minor area), and up to seven credits from a design project. A design project is an integral part of the Master of Engineering program. It is intended to be an intensive team experience managed by the students and involving the examination and analysis of a real-world problem followed by the implementation of a design decision. Often, the problem will be drawn from the actual experiences of the design engineers who are available for interaction with the design team. The design team will be responsible for the preparation of written interim and final reports and, at the conclusion of the program, will make a formal non-graded presentation open to students, faculty and other interested parties. Partial tuition scholarships are available for the Master of Engineering program. Transfer to the MS program is permitted up to the end of the first semester of study. Admission Requirements A BS, BE or equivalent degree from an accredited program in Civil and Environmental Engineering or other engineering discipline is required for admission. Applicants with degrees in disciplines other than engineering may be required to demonstrate proficiency through additional undergraduate coursework as determined by the departmental Graduate Committee.... [-]

Master of Engineering: Civil

University of Windsor
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 semesters September 2017 Canada Windsor + 1 more

The Master of Engineering (MEng) degree offered at the University of Windsor is a course work professional program open to students who satisfy the admission requirements. The MEng Program takes three to five semesters to complete but is structured in such a way that it may be completed in one year by a full-time student. [+]

General The Master of Engineering (MEng) degree offered at the University of Windsor is a course work professional program open to students who satisfy the admission requirements. The MEng Program takes three to five semesters to complete but is structured in such a way that it may be completed in one year by a full-time student. The minimum period of full-time registration for the MEng degree is three semesters and the maximum allowable time is five semesters. For part-time students, the minimum period of registration for the MEng degree is six semesters and the maximum allowable time is fifteen consecutive semesters. Practical work-experience placements (paid and unpaid) may be available for full-time students only, but cannot be guaranteed. CIVIL ENGINEERING AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION Within Civil Engineering, the available fields are Structural Engineering and Water Resources Engineering. In the Structures field, research encompasses ACM, structural dynamics, fatigue damage assessment, steel, concrete technology, soil mechanics, and foundations. In the Water Resources field, research is in hydraulics, hydrology, and hydrogeology. Schemes of Study The Master of Engineering may be taken by full-time students or those who wish to study on a part-time basis while remaining in full-time employment external to the University. All applicants for the MEng program are expected to be entirely self-funded and no financial assistance will be provided by the Faculty of Engineering or the University of Windsor. International students are admitted as full-time students only. Full-Time Students will be: required to register for a maximum of three courses per... [-]

Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 USA College Park + 1 more

The graduate program in Environmental Engineering provides a core background in water chemistry, environmental biology, and process dynamics. Advanced course work in water and wastewater treatment, bioremediation, pollutants and risk, ground and surface water hydrology, and air pollution is available in Civil Engineering and other allied departments. [+]

Masters in Civil Engineering in North America 2017. The graduate program in Environmental Engineering provides a core background in water chemistry, environmental biology, and process dynamics. Advanced course work in water and wastewater treatment, bioremediation, pollutants and risk, ground and surface water hydrology, and air pollution is available in Civil Engineering and other allied departments. Environmental Engineering Research Original research is a primary component of a graduate program. Current fundamental environmental research will serve as the basis for solving the problems faced by future generations. Practical engineering research is necessary to solve current environmental problems. The following are some of the research topics that Environmental Engineering students and faculty have explored in the last few years: Airborne Transport of Pesticides Biological Nutrient Removal Bioremediation of Subsurface Contaminants Fate of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Wastewater Treatment Grass Swales for Treatment of Roadway Runoff Pathogen Fate and Treatment in Bioretention Suspended Solids Capture and Accumulation in Bioretention Dissolution of Nonaqueous Phase Contaminants Environmental Engineering research is conducted in four very well equipped, air-conditioned laboratories totaling approximately 3000 square feet. Recent Thesis and Dissertation Titles Characterization and Mobilization of Arsenic in Various Contaminated Materials Design and Construction of Low Power, Portable Photocatalytic Water Treatment Unit using Light Emitting Diode Effect of Terminal Electron Accepting Processes on Acetate Thresholds in Contaminated Sediments The Fate and Behavior of Octyl- and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates and Their Derivatives in Three American Wastewater Treatment Plants and The Back River, Maryland A Field Demonstration of a Quantitative Framework for Defining... [-]

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 USA College Park + 1 more

Recent advances in computing, communications, sensing, and materials science are enabling the design of a new generation of large scale civil engineering systems. [+]

Recent advances in computing, communications, sensing, and materials science are enabling the design of a new generation of large scale civil engineering systems. Signature applications that are new to Civil Engineering due to these advances include: The next generation power grid that will link time-sensitive demand from home appliances, electric power cars, renewable energy sources, and other features for efficiency gains The Pearl River Tower Complex will be the most energy efficient skyscraper ever built (scheduled for completion in 2010) A Next Generation air traffic control and management system that incorporates advanced new vehicles, modernized avionics, and increasing levels of autonomy Modernization of waterways such as the Panama Canal and Bosporus Straights, Global natural gas and other energy supply chains (e.g., oil, coal) which involve a combination of engineering challenges as well as market, national, or regional goals Sustainable development for high-density urban areas. These systems will be required to support new functionality such as new types of interaction between infrastructure and people, have levels of performance that were previously unobtainable (e.g., in energy usage), and be economically efficient. In many cases, enhanced functionality and performance will be achieved through an improved ability to anticipate demand, monitor the surrounding (natural) environment, control system responses, and look ahead and anticipate events. Sometimes automation will replace some operations currently handled by humans. Future CEE systems will be far more heterogeneous than their predecessors and may be connected to other types of systems in completely new ways. This makes the task of system... [-]

Master of Engineering in Fire Protection Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA College Park

The University of Maryland offers a Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Engineering in Fire Protection Engineering via both on-campus and distance programs. While some students take courses via both modes, most students select to take courses either on campus or via the distance option. This page addresses the courses and requirements for students enrolled in the on-campus classes. [+]

Masters in Civil Engineering in North America 2017. The University of Maryland offers a Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Engineering in Fire Protection Engineering via both on-campus and distance programs. While some students take courses via both modes, most students select to take courses either on campus or via the distance option. This page addresses the courses and requirements for students enrolled in the on-campus classes. Any students interested in the distance option should go to the FPE Online page. Students interested in taking courses through a mixture of the options should contact the advisor for the program, Dr. James Milke. Full admission as a degree seeking student requires: A bachelor’s degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering or a related field from an accredited institution Courses in structural mechanics*, differential equations, fluid mechanics and heat transfer Further admissions requirements. [-]

Master of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Campus or Online Full time Part time May 2018 Australia Newcastle

The program will involve presenters who are current practitioners in the industry as well as presenters from the University. The program will provide a case based approach to the study of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction. The focus of the program is case based drawing on the expertise and experiences of current practitioners. [+]

In recent years, an increase in natural and human created disasters have adversely impacted the local communities and nations as a whole. Some disasters have international impacts requiring international intervention. Constructing a disaster resilient system involves interventions in the preparedness, emergency response and redevelopment phases of the disaster management cycle. Effective management of disasters involves numerous stakeholders including governments (local, state and federal), non-governmental organisations (not for profit and for profit) and communities (local, national and international) working together. This program applies recognised disaster management practices, providing graduates with the unique ability to work on approaches to building disaster resilience in context specific situations. The professional application of disaster management skills and techniques for preparing and responding to post disaster situations will develop graduates who are a valuable resource for local government bodies, non-governmental organisations, and national and international organisations/business involved or seeking to be involved in disaster management. Throughout this program you will develop unique and specialised strategic and operational disaster management skills that can be applied in the event of a disaster. As one of the only universities to offer this disaster management degree accommodating multiple discipline backgrounds, the University of Newcastle educates graduates to be immediately valuable to multiple disaster management stakeholder groups. Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your Master of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction at a time that suits you. Is it for you? Hazards, natural... [-]

Master in Civil Engineering

Stevens Institute of Technology
Campus September 2017 USA Hoboken

At Stevens, the civil engineering master's program goes beyond studying theory and focuses on research and the practical application of engineering principles. Being located in the heart of the metropolitan area allows graduate students to explore the industry and acquire hands-on experience while studying. Graduate study is intimately linked with faculty's research activities, aligning with four concentrations that are offered in the master's program. [+]

Masters in Civil Engineering in North America 2017. Today's civil engineering professionals must develop safe, sustainable, aesthetically engaging, efficient and structurally-sound systems for public and private use. Because civil engineers are called upon to work on large projects of an interdisciplinary nature, they must be able to work in teams and communicate effectively while upholding ethical standards of professional practice. A master's degree demonstrates a commitment to the field and a superior understanding of the discipline that can be extremely advantageous in the job market. At Stevens, the civil engineering master's program goes beyond studying theory and focuses on research and the practical application of engineering principles. Being located in the heart of the metropolitan area allows graduate students to explore the industry and acquire hands-on experience while studying. Graduate study is intimately linked with faculty's research activities, aligning with four concentrations that are offered in the master's program. Graduate Concentrations Structural Transportation Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Water Resources Stevens has a longstanding history of innovation, being the birthplace of the standard rail used by all freight and passenger trains as well as the Jersey barriers that protect millions of drivers every day. Stevens offers a vibrant system of support for entrepreneurship and innovation within the field of civil engineering. Possible Careers in Civil Engineering Civil Project Engineer Site Engineer Structural/Bridge Engineer Construction Engineer Civil Engineering Designer Transportation Engineer Curriculum Overview Concentrations are available in the areas of structural, transportation, geotechnical and water resources engineering. Your core courses vary by concentration: Civil Engineering... [-]

Master (MSc) in Engineering

Marshall University - College of Information Technology and Engineering
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Huntington

The M.S. in Engineering (M.S.E.) program is an interdisciplinary engineering program designed to meet the specific needs of engineers employed in industry, government, and consulting. The program offers a broad core curriculum with opportunities for concentrated study in three areas of emphasis: Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, and Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering... [+]

MSc in Engineering The M.S. in Engineering (M.S.E.) program is an interdisciplinary engineering program designed to meet the specific needs of engineers employed in industry, government, and consulting. The program offers a broad core curriculum with opportunities for concentrated study in three areas of emphasis: Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, and Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering. Students wishing to have two areas of emphasis must meet special requirements. Admission Requirements Each applicant for admission to the M.S. in Engineering degree program must have an undergraduate engineering degree from an ABET-accredited college or university and meet one of the following (A, B, or C) admission requirement options: Pass the PE exam, or Have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.00 or greater, or Have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.50 up to 2.99, and have at least two of the following: (1) Pass the FE,(2) verbal GRE score at least 151, (3) quantitative GRE score at least 150, and (4) analytical writing GRE score atleast 4.0. Alternatively, an applicant who has an undergraduate engineering degree from an ABET-accredited college or university and has an undergraduate GPA less than 3.00 may be considered for Provisional Admission without taking the GRE. To be removed from Provisional Admission, the student must have a minimum cumulative graduate GPA of at least 3.30 at the end of his or her first 9 credit hours of CITE M.S.E. degree courses—if this provisional requirement is not met, the student will be dropped from the program. Applicants who do not meet the... [-]

M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Youngstown

The Civil Engineering program will provide graduates with the foundation of knowledge and skills necessary for productive and rewarding careers. [+]

Masters in Civil Engineering in North America 2017. MISSION The mission of the Civil Engineering program is to: - offer a high-quality master’s level program in civil engineering that encompass basic engineering sciences, as well as both traditional and emerging areas of the discipline; - prepare graduates to adapt to global and domestic engineering challenges and changing industry practices; - foster student-faculty relationships that enrich teaching and learning, develop scholarship, and encourage public service; - maintain an academic structure characterized by integrity, and by respect for students, society, the environment, and the civil engineering profession; - prepare graduates for, and facilitate, lifelong intellectual and professional development; and contribute to economic prosperity of the region, state, and nation by enhancing the size and competitiveness of the civil engineering workforce. PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES The Civil Engineering program will provide graduates with the foundation of knowledge and skills necessary for productive and rewarding careers. Specifically, the program will prepare graduates to: - perform essential functions by incorporating social, ethical, political, economic, and environmental considerations in their professional careers and excel in any sector(s) of civil engineering; - Exhibit necessary communication, management, and leadership skills to excel in engineering and non-engineering sectors; and - continue their intellectual and professional growth through life-long learning, including: - graduate study in civil engineering or a related field; - registration as a Professional Engineer; and - participation in professional and service organizations. [-]