24 months
1005 USD/credit 15075 USD/year
1005 USD/credit 15075 USD/year
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The overarching mission of the Master of Science in Civil Engineering program at University of Dayton  is to produce the next generation of civil engineers, make important discoveries, develop new technologies, and apply cutting-edge approaches to ensure the safety, resilience, and sustainability of our infrastructure systems.

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A comprehensive program that delivers the principles and hands-on methods that are fundamental to the civil engineering profession. Our broad spectrum of courses maximizes your career options and provides flexibility to concentrate in your area of interest. 

Career Outlook and Highlights

Graduates of Master of Science in Civil Engineering program at University of Dayton  go on to pursue Ph.D. degrees or professional careers and below are just representative examples:

  • Representative employers:

     HDR Inc., Woolpert, Jacobs Engineering Group, WSP, AECOM, Kimley-Horn, Ohio Department of Transportation, Ferguson Construction, Bracket Builders, Danis Construction, etc.
  • Representative Ph. D. universities: University of Central Florida, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kansas State University, University of West Virginia, Iowa State University, Case Western University, University of Akron, University of Connecticut, Michigan Western University, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Processes in Wastewater Engineering
  • Physical & Chemical Water & Wastewater Treatment Processes
  • Hazardous Waste Engineering
  • Solid Waste Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Air Pollution Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering Separation Processes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to the online application, you should submit the following:
  • Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  • A personal statement or résumé.
  • Results from the GRE are not required. However, candidates are welcome to submit a score in support of their application.
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited program in engineering, physics, chemistry, applied mathematics or other appropriate program of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1005 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1005 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Dayton

880 - 1352 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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