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Civil Engineering

University of South Alabama

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
960 USD/credit
960 USD/credit
480 USD/credit
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About

Master of Science Civil Engineering is offered by the University of South Alabama.

Overview

BSCE Program Educational Objectives:

The educational objectives of the Civil Engineering undergraduate program are that, within a few years of program completion, graduates will have used the knowledge and skills gain through academic preparation and post-graduation experience so they have:

  • Advanced in the civil engineering profession, obtained professional licensure, and applied engineering knowledge and problem-solving skills to multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Incorporated economic, environmental, social, regulatory, constructability, and sustainability considerations into the practice of civil engineering.
  • Exhibited effective communication, teamwork, leadership, initiative, project management, and professional and ethical behavior as complements to technical competence.
  • Continued their technical and professional development, which may include graduate level education, continuing education, and participation in professional organizations.

BSCE Student Outcomes:

By the time of graduation from the Civil Engineering Program, students should attain the following outcomes:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • An appreciation of the unique concerns regarding safety when working with electrical and computer systems.

Programme Structure

Thesis Option: 31 credit hours
  • 16 to 19 semester hours course work in engineering
  • 6 to 9 semester hours course work in supporting areas
  • 6 semester hours of thesis credit
Project Option: 34 credit hours
  • 19 to 22 semester hours course work in engineering
  • 9 to 12 semester hours course work in supporting areas
  • 3 semester hours of project credit
Course Option: 33 credit hours
  • 21 to 24 semester hours course work in engineering
  • 9 to 12 semester hours course work in supporting areas

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
146 (verbal)
151 (quantitative)

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.
71
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).
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
48

Other requirements

General requirements

Regular Admission

  • A grade-point average of 3.0 or greater (A=4.0) on all undergraduate work is required.
  • A minimum score of 151 on the GRE quantitative section and a minimum score of 146 on the GRE verbal section is required.
  • Names and e-mail addresses of three (3) references who can evaluate the applicant's previous academic and professional work must be submitted with the application.
  • Verification of registration by examination as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) can be substituted for GPA and GRE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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