Civil Engineering

University of Miami

12 months
36540 USD/year
36540 USD/year
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The MS in Civil Engineering from University of Miami provides students with the best foundation for launching or accelerating their career. Participants build the skills required to cope with the challenges presented in the field.


The specialty areas of study in civil engineering include:

  • Structural Engineering and Structural Materials
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Water-Resources Engineering


The mission of the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at University of Miami is to:
  • Provide high-quality undergraduate and graduate education in civil, architectural, and environmental engineering that will prepare graduates for professional careers and a lifetime of learning;
  • Conduct high-quality research that will advance the body of knowledge and improve the quality of human life; and
  • Serve the engineering profession and society through active involvement in professional organizations and contribution of professional expertise.


The educational objectives of the M.S. program in Civil Engineering are to produce graduates whom:
  • Have advanced technical knowledge in at least one specialty area of civil engineering; and
  • Have advanced capability to apply knowledge to engineering problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structural Mechanics
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Advanced Design of Concrete Structures
  • Advanced Design of Steel Structures
  • Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures
  • Design of Masonry Structures
  • Timber Structural Systems
  • Engineering Systems For Disease Control And Bioremediation
  • Transportation Systems Planning and Demand Modeling
  • Sustainable Construction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Excellent performance in all coursework and certificate programs (traditionally cumulative gpa > 3.0)
  • Competitive scores on the GRE General Test (verbal plus quantitative traditionally > 300)
  • Comprehensive letters of recommendation
  • Acceptable scores on TOEFL or ILETS exams (English proficiency exams for international students only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36540 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    36540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36540 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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