The Civil Engineering graduate program at Santa Clara University is designed to accommodate the needs of students interested in advanced study in the areas of structural engineering and general civil engineering. An individual may pursue the degree of master of science (M.S.) as either a full-time or part-time student through a customized balance of coursework, design projects, and directed research. Program participants are also required to supplement their technical work with coursework on project management and topics addressed in the graduate engineering core curriculum.
The master’s program is designed to extend the technical breadth and depth of an engineer’s knowledge. Students in this program complete a program of studies approved by the faculty advisor in the major department. The program must include no less than 45 quarter units and a 3.0 GPA (B average) must be earned in all coursework taken at Santa Clara. Residence requirements of the University are met by completing 36 quarter units of the graduate program at Santa Clara. A maximum of 9 quarter units (6 semester units) of graduate-level coursework may be transferred from other accredited institutions that have not been applied to a previous degree at the discretion of the student’s advisor. All units applied toward the degree, including those transferred from other institutions, must be earned within a six-year period.
- Finite Element Methods
- Engineering Business and Economics
- Structural Dynamics
- Designing for Sustainable Construction
- Advanced Dynamics
- Fracture Mechanics of Solids
- Masonry Engineering
- Earthquake Engineering Design
- Blast Analysis
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- A completed online Application for Admission to Engineering Graduate Programs
- One official transcript from each academic institution attended, indicating the degree received and date of conferral.
- For international institutions, we will receive your official transcripts when WES sends us your completed evaluation.
International32640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1088 USD per credit during 12 months.
National32640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1088 USD per credit during 12 months.
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