Global CEE MS Program



Training tomorrow’s Global Engineers

Apply Now

Earn a master’s degree in CEE while gaining international experience and developing yourself as a leader.

The Global CEE program is designed to provide students with a foundation and a framework to develop the technical skills and tools needed to become effective engineering leaders and managers. As part of the program, students will:

  • Intern at an international or U.S. civil or environmental engineering firm.
  • Study abroad at a partner institution to expand technical knowledge and gain a global perspective on civil and environmental engineering.

Students who enter the program can expect to gain a variety of skills:

  • Technical Skills:  36 hours of technical courses in civil and environmental engineering.
  • Global Skills: cultural awareness, travel experience, language training, civil/environmental engineering in a global context.
  • Leadership Skills: project management, communication, HR management, networking.

Areas of study:

Key Features:

  • 9-10 classes (36 credit hours) in CEE technical areas.
  • Summer internship at a global civil or environmental engineering firm.
  • Semester abroad: China (e.g. Tongji University, Tsinghua University, Hong Kong), Japan (e.g. University of Tokyo, Kyoto University), South Korea (e.g. KAIST), National Taiwan University, and others.
  • Professional practice seminars with CEE Alumni and Corporate Partners.

Who is Eligible:

First year domestic or international MS students in CEE.

Apply:

Complete the online form at http://go.illinois.edu/globalcee_apply

Include a copy of your current resume and a Statement of Interest.

Application Deadline: 

October 1, 2016

 

 

For more information, contact:

Hannah Christensen
Coordinator of International Programs in CEE
hannahjc@illinois.edu

Professor Jeff Roesler
Associate Head for Graduate Affairs
jroesler@illinois.edu