CEE Online MS program ranked No. 1

1/29/2021 1:23:03 PM

For the second year in a row, CEE at Illinois has been named the No. 1 online civil engineering master’s degree program by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine ranked civil engineering specialty programs for the first time last year.

The CEE Online program offers master’s degrees in civil engineering and environmental engineering. The program, which has awarded 80 degrees to date, offers courses in the areas Construction Management, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Infrastructure, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering and Science, Energy-Water-Environment Sustainability and Societal Risk and Hazard Mitigation.

“CEE Online is celebrating its tenth year of offering the M.S. degree online, and I’m thrilled that we continue to be the top-ranked online program in the nation,” said Meg Griffin, Assistant Director for Graduate Programs. “The experience we have has allowed us to bring online classes to all CEE at Illinois students during this COVID-19 pandemic. I know our exceptional online program will continue to grow and appeal to prospective students who are looking to boost their careers by earning an advanced degree.”

Overall, five departments in The Grainger College of Engineering had online programs ranked in the top 10 for their respective areas, and the college ranked No. 9 in Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs.