M.Sc. Blended

Structural Engineering

Seattle University

12 months
715 USD/credit 32175 USD/year
715 USD/credit 32175 USD/year
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The Seattle University Master of Science in Structural Engineering: a professionally-focused program designed in response to the demand for structural engineers with advanced technical and progressional skills. As a student in the program, you will be immersed in the methods, technology, and best practices required by today's leading firms. 


The MS in Structural Engineering program from Seattle University has been developed collaboratively between SU faculty members and our Industry Advisory Board. The Industry Advisory Board is composed of representatives from the top structural engineering firms and public-sector institutions in the Seattle region. With industry help, we've developed a programming emphasizing student-centered course design and practical application. 

Learning Outcomes

By graduation, students from our Master of Science in Structural Engineering are expected to be able to:

  • Apply principles of engineering mechanics and use appropriate tools to solve problems in structural engineering
  • Design and evaluate structural components and systems to meet the desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, constructability, and sustainability
  • Plan, compose, and integrate verbal, written, and graphical communication to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Function effectively as a member of an engineering team
  • Discuss professional responsibility in light of social context of engineering problems

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Earthquake Dynamics of Structures
  • Advanced Steel Design
  • Prestressed Concrete Design
  • Seismic Design Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete graduate application form and submit the $55 non-refundable application fee. 
  •  Evidence of an earned four-year baccalaureate degree in civil engineering from an ABETaccredited institution or itsequivalent.
  • Satisfactory academic performance in mechanics-related courses (
  • program) but lower GPA will be considered on a case-by-casebasis.
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who are able to assess applicant’s potential for graduate study. At least one recommendation should be from a university professor

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32175 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 715 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    32175 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 715 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 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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