24 months
17436 USD/year
17436 USD/year
9444 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. Civil Engineering from Ohio University prepares you for work or further research in the areas of construction engineering and management, environmental, geotechnical, geoenvironmental, mechanics, structures, transportation, and water resources.


Program Overview: 

  • The Civil Engineering Department offers the M.S. Civil Engineering from Ohio University degree program with focus areas of construction engineering and management, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, and water resources engineering. 

Opportunities for Graduates:

  • Because of the broad nature of civil engineering, a wide range of career paths is available to graduates of the program.  For example, some graduates can work for private firms as structural or geotechnical engineers.  Some graduates may be hired by construction contractors as construction management professionals.  
  • Others may find opportunities in government agencies to work as transportation or environmental engineers.  The program’s offering of advanced courses in various specialty areas of civil engineering and strong research track record assure that some graduates will be ready to pursue Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering related programs available throughout the U.S. and beyond.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Boundary Surveying
  • Construction Planning and Scheduling 
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Water Quality Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Traffic Signal Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A B.S. in engineering or a related area is a basic requirement for entrance to the resident M.S. program. An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is required for unconditional admittance. 
  • Students who are not native speakers of English must meet the university’s English proficiency requirement before starting the graduate program in Civil Engineering. GRE score, TOEFL score, transcripts from all previously attended universities, a resume, a letter of purpose, and at least three letters of reference must be submitted by the applicant for review by the Department Graduate Committee.  
  • GRE results are required. A majority vote of the Department Graduate Committee will determine whether the applicant will be admitted or denied admission. 
  • Supplementary work to remedy deficiencies of those without civil engineering degrees may be carried out in conjunction with the M.S. program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8718 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    17436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8718 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4722 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Athens

1079 - 1780 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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