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Civil Structural Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 19 months
University rank #159 (BCR) Online
The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Civil , Construction and Environmental Engineering offers a rigorous online master’s degree in Structural Engineering for qualified working professionals who hold an ABET accredited undergraduate degree from a U.S. College or University. 


The UAB Structural Engineering (Civil Structures) MEngr degree track of study is specifically designed for working professionals and is committed to provide a high-quality graduate degree for students who want to master the structural engineering practice through a mix of analysis and design courses. 

In addition, students will also learn real-world business management skills applicable to managers and leaders in the engineering community. The program will help students prepare for the Professional Engineer Exam as well as the prestigious Structural Engineering Certification Exam.

Students from throughout the country have the opportunity to participate in a highly interactive virtual classroom to study structural engineering under the tutelage of a stellar faculty of seasoned professional engineers. The 30-hour curriculum designed to be completed by working professionals in about 19 months.

The Master of Engineering degree is nationally ranked by US News and World Report for excellence in online engineering education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Mechanics Structural Engineers
  • Advanced Design of Steel Structures
  • Advanced Design of Concrete Structures
  • Prestressed Concrete Behavior and Design
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  • Techniques of Project Planning and Control

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 19 months
    • Intensity 20 hrs/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

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General Requirements

  • Submit transcripts and degree statement
  • Submit standardized test scores
  • Submit English proficiency test scores
  • Submit Citizenship/Immigration documents
  • Pay application fee
  • Complete Application Checklist
  • Identify three individuals to write recommendation letters
  • Submit personal essay
  • Submit resume/CV

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 19 months.
  • National

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 19 months.
  • In-State

    450 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 450 USD per credit and a duration of 19 months.
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