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Civil Engineering - Geotechnical

University of Massachusetts Lowell

12 months
Duration
29841 USD/year
26990 USD/year
15210 USD/year
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About

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

Overview

Elementary courses in soil mechanics, statics, strength of materials and fluid mechanics are required as prerequisites for graduate core courses. Students receiving a teaching or research assistantship are required to submit a publishable thesis. Civil Engineering - Geotechnical is offered by University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Learning outcomes

The course of study is designed to meet an individual student's interests and career goals. 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 master's degree program in geotechnical engineering encompasses soil mechanics theory and applications in the fields of foundation and soil engineering. Course work emphasizes the engineering behavior of soil, soil property determination, and the use of advanced soil mechanics theory and soil-structure interaction in the solution of soil and foundation engineering problems. Elementary courses in soil mechanics, statics, strength of materials and fluid mechanics are required as prerequisites for graduate core courses. Students receiving a teaching or research assistantship are required to submit a publishable thesis. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Geotechnical and Environmental Site Characterization
  • Drilled Deep Foundations
  • Driven Deep Foundations
  • Theoretical and Numerical Soil Mechanics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.99
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS, or Duolingo exam scores are required for international students
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Application fee
  • Application form
  • Official transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29841 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29841 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26990 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15210 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lowell

1130 - 2341 USD /month
Living costs

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