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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #905 (BCR) , ND,
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering and the M.S. degree in environmental engineering. Also, the College of Engineering offers a program leading to a Ph.D. degree in engineering in which civil engineering is a possible area of specialization. 

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The department also participates in several interdisciplinary programs such as Environmental and Conservation Sciences, Materials & Nanotechnology and Transportation and Logistics.

Specialty areas in the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering include construction, environmental, geotechnical, materials, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering. Other related areas are also accommodated. The academic and research foci are tailored to individual needs and interests. To complement the major area of study, additional courses are often selected from other disciplines. The programs are designed to advance the technical knowledge, competence, and interdisciplinary understanding of the students and to prepare them for entering or advancing within the civil engineering profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Civil Engineering Materials: Steel, Wood and Polymers
  • Advanced Reinforced Concrete
  • Water & Wastewater Engineering
  • Design of Pre-stressed Concrete
  • Slope Stability and Retaining Walls
  • Pavement Design
  • Open Channel Flow
  • Bridge Evaluation and Rehabilitation
  • Timber and Form Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Application to the Civil Engineering program is open to qualified graduates of universities and colleges of recognized standing.  In addition to the Graduate School admission requirements, the applicant must have adequate preparation in civil engineering. A master’s degree in civil engineering is preferred for applicants to the Ph.D. program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    694 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 694 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    595 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 595 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    397 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 397 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Fargo

  • 870 - 1260 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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