Civil Engineering, M.Sc. | California State University, Fresno | California, United States
12 months
3588 USD/credit 107640 USD/year
3588 USD/credit 107640 USD/year
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Located in California’s Central Valley, the M.S. in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Program at California State University, Fresno offers a graduate program of excellence that provides opportunities for advanced education and research in civil and geomatics engineering.


Students should select a graduate adviser before completing 12 units of graduate study and advancing to candidacy. 


  • Other members of his or her graduate committee shall be selected in consultation with the graduate adviser if the student has selected Plan A. This committee shall consist of a total of three members, two of whom must be tenure/tenure track faculty. 
  • The Civil Engineering graduate student at California State University, Fresno shall notify the department’s Graduate Committee with a letter signed by both the student and the graduate adviser of the membership of the students’ Graduate Committee. This letter shall be placed in the student’s academic folder.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Mechanics: Statics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Applications in Civil Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a Cal State Apply online and pay $55 USD (non-refundable) by credit card
  • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, geomatics engineering, or a related field from an institution accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • English language proficiency
  • Original or certified copies of all university transcripts with literal English translation. Any coursework presented after an offer of admission is made will not be considered for credit
  • Financial document (no older than 6 months) & Affidavit of Support from sponsors showing the amount and source of support for a minimum of one school year of study
  • A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (if applicable)
  • Official admission test score report (GRE* or GMAT*) - if applicable
  • Additional Documentation (if required by the department) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    107640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    107640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for California

1000 - 1500 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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