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Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #139 (WUR) Medford, MA, United States
Master’s degree programs in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering address a diverse mixture of problems in fundamental engineering science as well as applications. Our faculty is involved in a diverse array of innovative research efforts focused on four key thematic areas: climate and energy, extreme events, health and the environment, and resilient systems.

Overview

Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts is focused on applying engineering and science to help society anticipate and respond to emerging challenges at the intersection of people and natural and built systems.

We provide students with the best of both worlds: a student-centered experience at a top-notch research university. You’ll join small classes and immerse yourself in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research led by innovative faculty.

Master's degrees require a minimum of 30 SHUs and the fulfillment of the number of courses required by the program with grades of S (satisfactory) or at least a B-.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental/water quality engineering
  • Environmental hydrology and hydraulics
  • Data analysis
  • Environmental field measurements
  • Land-use planning
  • Geomorphology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Environmental pollutants
  • Toxicology
  • Biostatistics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Application Fee - The application fee of $75 is payable through the online application by credit card or e-check (drawn on a US bank).
  • Academic Records 
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Personal Statement - You are required to upload a personal statement describing your reasons for wanting to pursue graduate study at Tufts. Please limit your personal statement to a maximum of five pages.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) 
  • Additional Requirements - Applicants to the graduate program are expected to have a degree at the level of Bachelor or Master in chemical engineering. Requirements include a basic knowledge of physics and calculus, particularly differential equations. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51288 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    51288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51288 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Medford

  • 1458 - 3020 USD/month
    Living Costs

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