12 months
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
703 USD/credit 21090 USD/year
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Civil Engineering from Western Michigan University aims to maintain a high quality graduate program and to generate new knowledge and engineering methods to serve the state, the nation, and the global community.


Civil Engineering from Western Michigan University offers specializations in the field of construction engineering and management, structural engineering and transportation engineering. 

Graduates with Civil Engineering from Western Michigan University will:

  • be adequately prepared for entrance into advanced careers or further studies.
  • successfully complete a thesis or design project to address a civil engineering problem using sound engineering principles and techniques
  • be able to solve an engineering problem of importance to the state, the nation, or the global community.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Modeling and Analysis of Civil Engineering Applications 
  • Civil Systems Analysis   
  • Research
  • Civil Engineering Applications 
  • Electives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

On-going; students may be admitted for each semester.


30 SCH
  • Option one—Research (30 Credit Hours)
  • Option two—Professional Practice (30 Credit Hours)
  • Option three—Technical and Management Development (36 Credit Hours)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students entering the proposed master’s degree program are expected to have a background equivalent to that of a student graduating from the department's undergraduate civil and construction engineering degree programs, or to obtain such background through specified prerequisite coursework.
  • Three reference letters
  • Statements of purpose
  • A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required;  
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Kalamazoo

1000 - 1500 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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