Master's Degree in Civil Engineering in College Park in USA

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Many who pursue a higher education in engineering then go on to lead careers in civil engineering, which involves the creation and maintenance of civilian structures. This is done both in the public and private sectors.

 

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

College park, Maryland is famous for housing the second U.S. National Archives. It has one major state university and a few private institutions of higher learning.

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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 College Park in USA. 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... [-]

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 College Park in USA. 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. [-]