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Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Graduate Programs Overview

The Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering offers graduate instruction leading to Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The department also offers a number of graduate Certificate programs that provide coursework in concentrated areas of specialization.

Program offerings are as follows:

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Civil Engineering (84 credit hours with thesis)
  • Environmental Engineering (84 credit hours with thesis)

Master of Science

(32 credit hours with thesis)

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Master of Engineering

(32 credit hours of coursework only – no thesis)

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Infrastructure Engineering and Management (MPW)
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering


(9-12 credit hours of coursework in specialized areas)

  • Air Resources
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Earthquake and Wind Engineering Design
  • Fire Protection and Safety Engineering
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Hazardous Waste Engineering
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Infrastructure Engineering and Management
  • Transportation Systems Planning
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Every full time graduate student is required to register for and attend the Graduate Seminar Series every fall and spring semester. Environmental Engineering students should register for ENVE 590, and all other majors in CAEE should register for CAE 593.