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Civil Engineering, M.E.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Receive focused training in civil and environmental engineering through our 30-semester-hour master's program that does not require a thesis.

Students who choose this program wish to focus on training in the practice of civil and environmental engineering, as well as pursue an advanced education in core areas of interest without an emphasis on research. You will also have access to a wide range of professional development initiatives through The Graduate School.

Program Highlights

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    SACS Accreditation

    Receive a quality and certified education, and be eligible for corporate tuition reimbursement.

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    Small Class Sizes

    Form strong relationships with your peers thanks to our smaller class sizes compared to the national average.

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    An Established Faculty

    Learn about cutting-edge technology from recognized leaders in their field.

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    Flexible Courses

    Foster your interests and career plans through flexible cross-disciplinary course plans across campus.

What You’ll Study

Some of the most popular courses in this program include Highway Design, Railway Engineering, Principles of Environmental Engineering Process and Advanced Soil Mechanics. Courses are also routinely offered through APOGEE, our distance education platform, which is a viable and effective option for prospective students with jobs.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Decision-making Expertise

    Applying critical thinking and analytical skills to make informed and effective decisions


    Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential

    Organizational Skills

    Planning, prioritizing and managing tasks and resources to achieve specific objectives

  • Presentation Skills

    Preparing and delivering effective and engaging presentations to inform, persuade or inspire

    Problem Solving

    Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies

    Project Management

    Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Environmental Engineer
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Water Resources Engineer
  • Transportation Engineer

Workplace Settings

  • Consulting Firms
  • State and Federal Agencies
  • Nonprofit Organizations

The professors provide a wonderful support system for all students with one-on-one advising, outside opportunities such as job recommendations, and available scholarships and research positions.

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