Apply now to earn a master of science degree from one of the nation's top civil engineering departments entirely online. Explore our Certificate program, or take a class as a non-degree student. All online students receive access to recorded on-campus lectures and follow the class syllabus, including the same assignments, exams, and projects as on-campus students.
Master of Science in Civil Engineering
The M.S. degree in Civil Engineering requires 36 credit hours (a thesis is not required). Students choose a specialty area and also have the option to develop cross-disciplinary programs in consultation with their advisers. Online students have five years to complete the program.
The department specialty areas currently available online are:
- Construction Management
- Energy-Water-Environment Sustainability (EWES)
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Transportation Engineering
- Societal Risk and Hazard Mitigation
- Structural Engineering
- Water Resources Engineering and Science
Courses in all civil engineering areas are available online to complement the student's area of specialty. See the courses page for a list of specific course offerings.
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering
The M.S. degree in Environmental Engineering requires 36 credit hours (a thesis is not required). Students have the option to develop cross-disciplinary programs in consultation with their advisers, including EWES (Energy-Water-Environment Sustainability). Online students have five years to complete the program.
General program questions:
Phone: (217) 333-3921
Meg C. Griffin, PE
Coordinator of Online and Blended Programs