12 months
1431 USD/credit 42930 USD/year
1431 USD/credit 42930 USD/year
663 USD/credit 19890 USD/year
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This Civil and Infrastructure Engineering MS degree at George Mason University is designed for students who have completed a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, although domestic students with related undergraduate degrees may be considered for provisional admission. 

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The Civil and Infrastructure Engineering MS at from George Mason University educates students in the theory and practice of civil engineering science and design, with a technical concentration. 

The master's degree is increasingly expected for high level practice in civil engineering, and prepares graduates to practice in civil engineering for: federal, state, or local government; engineering design firms; construction firms; public utilities; non-governmental organizations; and local and regional planning firms, among others. 

Key Features 

  • The MS degree serves as a foundation for subsequent study in a doctoral program in civil engineering, as well as for graduate studies in architecture, law, business, economics, finance, and public policy and administration.
  • Both part-time and full-time study is available. Full-time students typically complete the degree in one and a half, to two years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Infrastructure Modeling
  • Risk and Uncertainty in Civil Engineering
  • Construction Administration 
  • Building Information Modeling 
  • Design for Constructability
  • Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admission to the program, a candidate must:

  • Satisfy general University and Volgenau School requirements for admission to a graduate program,
  • Have earned a baccalaureate degree in engineering or a related science,
  • Provide two letters of reference, submitted by former professors or supervisors,
  • Provide a goals statement and professional résumé.

Acceptance to the degree program is based on an assessment of the applicant's capacity to pursue graduate studies successfully. Consideration is given to the undergraduate record, any previous graduate work, professional work experience, and reference letters.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 663 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 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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