Civil Engineering

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

24 months
28364 USD/year
28364 USD/year
11776 USD/year
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To provide master level graduates with the necessary engineering skills to engage in lifelong careers as practicing professional civil engineers who are ethical and socially responsible

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  • To develop master level engineering graduates with a broad understanding of the problem-solving, design, and research skills necessary to operate in the interdisciplinary arena of civil engineering.
  • To provide master level candidates with sufficient depth in at least one of four areas in civil engineering (geotechnical, structural, transportation, or water resources) to be able to design increasingly complex systems in that area

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of Elasticity
  • Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Engineering Reinforced Concrete Slabs
  • Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering
  • Finite Element Methods in Engineering
  • Hydraulics of Open Channels
  • Engineering Mechanics of Fiber Composites
  • Foundation Engineering I
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Foundation Engineering II
  • Advanced Strength of Materials
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering I
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Physicochemical Treatment of Water and Wastewater
  • Advanced Structural Engineering
  • Advanced Structural Steel Design
  • Biological Treatment of Wastewater

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
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.
53 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and Submit the online application
  • $35 Non-refundable Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts from all previously attended Colleges and/or Universities. Degrees must be earned from schools that are accredited by one of the seven regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Students applying for a graduate program in business must submit either a Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) (Code#6822) score or a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation are required for students majoring in any doctoral program
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14182 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    28364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14182 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5888 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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