Civil Engineering, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Michigan Technological University | Houghton, United States
12 months
26505 USD/year
26505 USD/year
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The Civil Engineering program of Michigan Technological University is designed for the pursuit of advanced civil engineering studies.


The Civil Engineering program of Michigan Technological University integrates course work and/or research in a range of civil engineering topics, examined from both a theoretical/mathematical standpoint and an application/design standpoint.

Under the guidance of an advisory committee, students tailor an academic plan to their individual interests and professional goals, choosing an area of emphasis from the following or combining two or more of these areas into an individual emphasis:

  • Civil engineering materials
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Infrastructure engineering
  • Intelligent infrastructure design
  • Structural engineering
  • Transportation engineering
  • Water resource engineering

Where you'll work

We maintain eight start-of-the-art facilities for research, including world-class petrography laboratories for characterizing materials. Other laboratories support structural testing, concrete mixing and testing, asphalt testing, binder characterization, hydrodynamic and scour studies, complex data visualization, and rail transportation planning. Benedict Laboratory, the largest lab on campus, is one of a select few university labs that can test and evaluate ultra-high performance concrete.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Matrix Structural Analysis
  • Structural Concrete Design
  • Steel Design
  • Structural Timber Design
  • Loads for Civil Structures
  • Advanced Structural Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (not required for online students)
  • Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE not required
  • No Additional Documents Accepted
  • TOEFL: Recommended Score of at least 100 iBT
  • IELTS: Recommended Overall Band Score of at least 7.0
  • Michigan Tech requires a minimum 79 overall TOEFL or 6.5 overall IELTS score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26505 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26505 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26505 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26505 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Houghton

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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