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Civil Engineering

The University of Akron

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
747 USD/credit
747 USD/credit
442 USD/credit
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About

The Civil Engineering program of The University of Akron is offered by the Department of Civil Engineering.

Overview

The Civil Engineering program of The University of Akron provides students with opportunities to gain advanced knowledge, skills and training, to design, build, and maintain the foundation for our modern society. This includes our buildings, roads and bridges, drinking or waste water and energy systems, seaports and airports, and infrastructure. 

Our program

  • Is flexible, with options for evening classes
  • Accommodates varied educational backgrounds
  • Provides options for research-based and coursework-based degrees
  • Offers specializations: Environmental, Geotechnical, Water Resources and Hydraulic, Structural, or Transportation

Opportunities for you

  • Access to the latest equipment and software that is used in companies and academia
  • Participate in entrepreneurship programs 
  • Graduate level classes are small enough to ensure personal attention by the professors while large enough to facilitate group projects and interactions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Nuclear Power Generation and Simulation
  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering and Balance of Plant Systems
  • Nuclear Process and Radioactive Waste Management, Safeguards
  • Nuclear Thermodynamics, Simulation, and Advanced Reactor
  • Design of Earth Structures
  • Soil & Rock Exploration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in Engineering
  • GRE (may be waived for domestic students or students on non-thesis option)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    747 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    747 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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