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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #1084 (BCR) , MI,
The primary areas of focus in the department at the graduate level are construction engineering and management, structural engineering and transportation engineering. Through the available program options, students can earn the degree on a full-time or part-time basis and can have a design or research orientation.

About

The objectives of the Masters of Science in Civil Engineering are:

1. Maintain a high quality graduate program.
a. Graduates are adequately prepared for entrance into advanced careers or further studies.
2. Generate new knowledge and engineering methods to serve the State, the Nation, and the global community
a. Graduates successfully complete a thesis or design project to address a civil engineering problem using sound engineering principles and techniques.
b. Graduate students’ theses solve an engineering problem of importance to the State, the Nation, or the Global community.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Construction Project Delivery
  • Adv.anced Construction Project Management
  • Transportation Planning - Topics include
  • Design of Timber Structures

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Complete high school or post-secondary education transcripts
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
  • Three reference letters
  • Statements of purpose

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        15556 USD/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 15556 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
      • National

        15556 USD/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 15556 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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      Living costs for Kalamazoo

      • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
        Living Costs

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