M.Sc. On Campus

Civil Engineering

Florida International University

12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science program in Civil Engineering offered by Florida International University emphasizes course work as well as research. You’ll be encouraged to specialize in a defined area of civil engineering, but you might also want to combine subject material from different areas of specialization and interdisciplinary related courses.


The Master of Science program in Civil Engineering offered by Florida International University is offered to prepare qualified students for the professional practice of civil engineering.

The degree is available in a thesis or non-thesis program. The thesis program entails a minimum of six credits for the successful completion of the research and thesis. The non-thesis program must be supported by the successful completion of a project and a report of substantial engineering content for a minimum of three credits. A non-thesis, all-course option is also available.


The mission of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Florida International University is to teach, conduct research, and serve the community through professional development and technology transfer.


All academic programs of Florida International University are approved by the Florida Board of Education, the FIU Board of Trustees and the Florida Board of Governors. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design of Highway Bridges
  • Topics in Wind Engineering
  • Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Design of Tall Buildings
  • Bioremediation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a “B” average in upper level undergraduate work
  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, or a related field from an accredited institution
  • International graduate student applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit a score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A statement of objectives in which, in addition to other information, the intended concentration must be clearly stated
  • A resume including contact information, education and employment history, practical and research experiences (such as projects and publications), skills and other pertinent information

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 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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