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Master of Engineering in Public Works (Infrastructure Engineering and Management)

The Master of Engineering in Public Works (M.P.W.) degree is the most widely recognized educational credential for professionals engaged in public works and infrastructure engineering and management. The M.P.W. program consists of four core courses, five to six elective courses, and one CAE 597 or CAE 594 special problems course (up to four credit hours). The elective courses should be selected in consultation with the student’s adviser. This program is offered in cooperation with the university's Master of Public Administration program.

Curriculum

Core Courses

(12)

CAE 574

Economic Decision Analysis

3

CAE 575

Systems Analysis in Civil Engg

3

PA 501

Essentials for Public Mgmt

3

PA 551

Public Infrastructure Mgmt

3

Electives

(17-18)

Select 17-18 credit hours (see recommended courses below)

17-18

CAE Special Problems Course

(1-3)

CAE 594

Research Problems

1-3

or CAE 597

Special Problems

Minimum degree credits required: 32

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE COURSEWORK BY SUBJECT

 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

CAE 470

Constrctn Methods&Cost Estmg

3

CAE 471

Construction Plan & Scheduling

3

CAE 472

Construction Site Operation

3

CAE 473

Construction Contract Admin

3

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

CAE 482

Hydraulic Dsgn Open Chnnl Syst

3

CAE 486

Soil Site Improvement

3

CAE 562

Engineering Behavior of Soils

4

CAE 564

Foundations/Embankments/Earth

4

CAE 565

Rock Mechanics and Tunneling

4

CAE 566

Earthquake Engg/Soil Dynamics

4

CAE 589

Groundwater Hydrology/Sampling

3

CAE 590

Geotechnical Landfill Design

3

ENVE 404

Water & Wastewater Engineering

3

ENVE 551

Industrial Waste Treatment

3

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - ADMINISTRATION PROCESS

PA 502

Ldng & Mng Knowlg Intens Orgs

3

PA 503

Administration Law

3

PA 522

Effective Management of HR

3

PA 532

Mng Pub Fin Res in Chg World

3

PA 533

Adv Financial Managment

3

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - POLICY PLANNING

PA 537

Crisis Mgmt/Homeland Security

3

PA 538

Info Syst Security/Cyber Crime

3

PA 539

Local Government Mgmt

3

PA 562

Urban and Metropolitan Gov

3

PA 578

Plan,Policy Making&Bult Envir

3

PA 588

Incident Rspnse Disaster Rcvry

3

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

CAE 504

Seismic Retrofit/Earthquake

4

CAE 506

Building Env Rehab Engineering

3

CAE 508

Advanced Bridge Engineering

3

CAE 518

Advanced Reinforced Concrete

3

CAE 520

Buckling of Structures

4

CAE 525

Advd Steel&Composite Structure

4

CAE 551

Prestressed Concrete

3

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

CAE 419

Intro Transportation Engg/Dsgn

3

CAE 523

Statistical Analysis Engg Data

3

CAE 540

Asphalt Concrete Mix Design

3

CAE 541

Pavement Evaluation&Management

3

CAE 544

Urban Transportation Planning

4

CAE 545

Traffic Operations & Flow Thry

3

CAE 546

Public Transportation Systems

3

CAE 547

Advanced Traffic Engineering

3

CAE 548

Transportation Systems Mgnt

3

CAE 549

Transportation Econ, Dev&Plcy

3

CAE 555

Transportation Systs Evaluatio

3

CAE 568

Transportation Asset Mgmt

3

CAE 574

Economic Decision Analysis

3

CAE 580

Intelligent Transport Systems

3

CAE 581

Algorithms in Transportation

3

MATH 522

Mathematical Modeling

3

MATH 525

Statistical Models and Methods

3

MATH 542

Stochastic Processes

3

MATH 563

Mathematical Statistics

3

MATH 564

Applied Statistics

3

MATH 565

Monte Carlo Methods in Fin

3

MATH 571

Data Preparation and Analysis

3

MATH 574

Bayesian Computational Stats

3