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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Courses are taught in the evenings at LMU's Westchester Campus. Programs are typically completed in five or six semesters. Courses are also offered during the summers which could shorten the time to complete.

The flexible format is designed so you can proceed at your own pace to earn your graduate degree.

Through the Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science prospective students can earn a Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) in Civil Engineering and have the option of emphasizing in one of the following:
  • Emphasis in Water Resources Engineering
  • Emphasis in Environmental Engineering

The objective of the program is to provide the educational background needed by engineers and scientists who will be coping with the complex problems of water and air pollution, flood control, water supply, wastewater treatment, solid waste, hazardous materials management, environmental impact assessment, and overall environmental management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Climate Change, Impacts, and Sustainability
  • Hydraulic Analysis and Design
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Open Channel Hydraulics
  • Computer and Environmental Analysis
  • Groundwater Management
  • Surface Water Hydrology
  • Aquatic Chemistry
  • Chemical Fate and Transport

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      Programs are typically completed in five or six semesters.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts (two copies) of all colleges and universities attended
  • Official TOEFL score or IELTS score (for international students)
  • Two letters of recommendation (unless otherwise specified)
  • Official test scores (GMAT, GRE, CBEST, etc.)
  • Personal statement and/or resume
  • Program-specific forms, application or interview

Tuition Fee

  • National

    1162 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1162 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Based on : $1,162 per unit

Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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