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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a minimum required score range.

    Minimum required Verbal Reasoning score:

    146

    Minimum required Quantitative Reasoning score:

    151

    The score range represents scores typically accepted at this institution.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

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.
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Living costs for Mobile

  • 801 - 1330 USD/month
    Living Costs

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