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Geotechnical Engineering

Illinois Institute of Technology

12 months
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1614 USD/credit 48420 USD/year
1614 USD/credit 48420 USD/year
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About

Illinois Tech’s Master of Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering program at the Illinois Institute of Technology provides background knowledge and training to prepare students to analyze, design, and construct structures, and to provide solutions to problems in geotechnical engineering and environmental geotechnics.

Overview

The subjects include engineering behavior of soil and rock, geomechanics, foundations, earth support structures, dams, tunnels, slope stability, geotechnical earthquake engineering and soil dynamics, site improvement, geosynthetics, groundwater, pollutant transport, chemical behavior of soil, and waste disposal facilities. Laboratory experiments and computer analyses/modeling are incorporated.

Program Overview

This program at the Illinois Institute of Technology provides background knowledge and training to prepare students to analyze, design, and construct structures, and to provide solutions to problems in Geotechnical Engineering and environmental geotechnics. Laboratory experiments and computer analyses/modeling are incorporated.

Career Opportunities

Our graduate Master of Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering program will prepare you for such careers as:
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Managing engineer (geotechnical engineering)
  • Senior engineer (geotechnical/structural)

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Engineering Behavior of Soils
  • Design of Foundations, Embankments & Earth Structures
  • Rock mechanics and Tunneling
  • Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics
  • Finite Element Methods in Framed Structures
  • Geotechnical Foundation Design
  • Soil and Site Improvement
  • Geographic Information Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for regular admission.

  • Academic requirements: GPA of at least 3.0.
  • GMAT or GRE is required: GRE/GMAT is required, apart from Master of Public Administration. 
  • Personal Statement required
  • Letter of Recommendation is suggested, but not required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1614 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1614 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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