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M.Sc. On Campus

Geotechnical Engineering

University of Oklahoma

24 months
Duration
40936 USD/year
35004 USD/year
12050 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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Start date

About

The Geotechnical Engineering program in the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science from the University of Oklahoma emphasizes both analytical/numerical and experimental methods that aid in the advancement of modeling, analysis and design.

Overview

This program is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of:

  • The behavior of geologic media
  • Structures constructed on or using these geologic media
  • Contributions of geologic media to environmental problems and solutions.

Students may earn a master's or doctoral degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering or geoenvironmental engineering. 

The Geotechnical Engineering program from the University of Oklahoma strongly encourages interaction between the various disciplines of soil mechanics, geomechanics and environmental engineering.  The program emphasizes both analytical/numerical and experimental methods that aid in the advancement of modeling, analysis and design.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation Engineering
  • Geotechnical Forensic Investigations
  • Asphalt Pavement and Mix Design
  • Engineering Geology
  • Geosynthetics
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Environmental Geotechnology
  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
  • Structural Design of Pavement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • OU Application for Admission (Online Application)
  • Application processing fee
  • Official University Transcript(s)
  • Statement of Goals or Purpose (500 words or less)
  • TWO letters of reference (Masters Degree) OR
  • THREE letters of reference (Doctoral Degree)
  • Please request your references to comment on your knowledge of the following in addition to any other comments that would aid us in assessing your skills.
  • Engineering and scientific principles
  • Analytical abilities
  • Experimental abilities
  • Initiative and communication skills
  • Official Graduate Records Examinations (GRE) scores.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    40936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20468 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    35004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17502 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6025 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition per 18 credit hours

Living costs for Norman

900 - 1400 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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