Construction Engineering and Management

Students pursuing the PhD degree in Civil Engineering can specialize in any of the following areas:

  • Construction engineering and management
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Transportation engineering
  • Water resources engineering
  • Building mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems

Students may start their graduate studies in the fall, spring or summer semester. A bachelor’s degree in a field of engineering is required for admission to the PhD degree program in civil engineering.

Exceptionally well-qualified baccalaureate degree holders may be accepted directly into the fast-track PhD degree program without prior completion of a master’s degree.  Students in the fast-track PhD program are not required to write a master’s thesis or complete the MS degree en route to the PhD.


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