M.Sc. On Campus

Civil Engineering - GeoEnvironmental

University of Massachusetts Lowell

12 months
30551 USD/year
27650 USD/year
15576 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Civil Engineering - GeoEnvironmental at University of Massachusetts Lowell provides fundamental training in soil mechanics, groundwater hydrology, environmental chemistry, and soil engineering.


The Master of Science in Civil Engineering - GeoEnvironmental program at University of Massachusetts Lowell is offered in each area as well as in courses that combine disciplines generally required in the solution of complex site problems, such as, landfill design, remediation of hazardous waste sites, dewatering and soil improvement.

Learning outcomes

Programs consist of civil engineering courses in water and wastewater treatment, environmental chemistry, hydrology, hydraulics, air pollution control, environmental law and policy and may include courses from allied disciplines such as biological and health sciences, environmental studies, chemistry and work environment. The program of study consists of five core courses and elective courses. Undergraduate course prerequisites must be completed before beginning graduate course work.

The solution of environmental problems related to soil and/or groundwater often requires knowledge of both Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Geotechnical Environmental Site Characterization 
  • Engineering with Geosynthetics 
  • Soil Engineering
  • Physical and Chemical Hydrogeology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Graduate Admissions Office has a "rolling admissions" policy.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application form. 
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records. 
  • Letters of recommendation written by individuals qualified to judge the ability of the applicant to carry on graduate work and research as requested by the department.
  • Official scholastic test scores specified for various degree programs at the University (see individual departmental requirements). 
  • The official score report for an institutionally approved language test for students from countries where English is not the national language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30551 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30551 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15576 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lowell

1130 - 2341 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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