Master of Science in Civil Engineering


Spring 2023:
September 15, 2022

Fall 2023:
December 15, 2022


The MS in Civil Engineering (General Option) offers a broad education covering several specialty areas of Civil Engineering.

International Students: This program is eligible for the OPT STEM extension.

Please Note: Requirements for graduation, course offerings, course availability, track offerings, and any other degree requirements are subject to change. Students should consult with an academic advisor prior to registering for any classes.

  • A minimum of 28 units is required to earn the general MS in Civil Engineering degree
  • A minimum of 20 units from the following four specialty areas with a maximum of 8 units from each area: Environmental Engineering and Water Resources, Construction and Transportation, Structural Engineering, and Geotechnical Engineering (a minimum of 3 units and a maximum of 6 units from each area)
  • Additional courses (up to 8 units) may be selected from Civil Engineering courses or disciplines related to Civil Engineering with the consent of an advisor
  • Two-thirds of the units must be taken at the 500-level or above
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for graduation

Detailed Program Curriculum

List of All Courses

Schedule of Classes

Spotlight Series

Published on July 10th, 2017

Last updated on February 10th, 2023