Civil Engineering - Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Online)

The Master of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering (M.E. in CE) is a coursework only degree and several courses are offered online.  The M.E. in CE degree requires a total of 30-31 credit hours consisting of one professional communications course (3 credit hours); seven technical electives in Civil, Environmental, and/or Agricultural Engineering (21-22 credit hours); and two electives from engineering disciplines outside the department and/or other areas of interest outside the college (6 credit hours).

Prefix Title Credits
Required course3
Special Topics (Technical Communication for Engineers) 1
CE, ENVE, and A EN elective courses 221-22
Six courses to be selected from the following list of courses (numbered 450-599) 3
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering Design3
Environmental Microbiology 13
Air Pollution Control Systems Design 13
Aquatic Chemistry 13
Unit Processes/Operation of Water Treatment 13
Unit Processes/Operation of Wastewater Treatment 13
Surface Water Quality Modeling 13
Geotechnical Engineering
Foundation Design 13
Design of Municipal and Hazardous Waste Landfills3
Pavement Analysis and Design 13
Design of Earth Dams3
Advanced Soil Mechanics3
Design of Earth Retaining Structures 13
Advanced Soil Behavior3
Deep Foundations 13
Ground Improvement 13
Structural Engineering
Structural Systems3
Advanced Mechanics of Materials 13
Introduction to Nondestructive Testing 13
Finite Element Methods 13
Advanced Design of Steel Structures 13
Advanced Concrete Design 13
Wood Design3
Structural Dynamics 13
Earthquake Engineering3
Water Resources and Agricultural Engineering
Hydraulic Structures3
Surface Water Hydrology3
Open Channel Hydraulics3
Water Resources Development3
Ground Water Hydrology3
Statistical Hydrology3
Groundwater, Wells & Pumps3
Irrigation and Drainage Engineering3
Transportation and Construction
Transportation Engineering 13
Engineering Economics and Construction Management 13
MECE elective courses 46
Three coures to be selected from the following list of courses (numbered 450-599) 3
Chemical and Materials Engineering
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 13
Engineering Technology
Advanced Construction Technology3
Cost Estimating and Scheduling3
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) 13
Innovation and Product Development3
Industrial Engineering
Stochastic Processes Modeling 13
Advanced Engineering Economy 13
Linear Programming 13
Nonlinear Programming 13
Discrete Optimization 13
Advanced Safety Engineering 13
Topics in Engineering Administration 13
Mechanical Engineering
Experimental Modal Analysis3
Applied Finite Elements3
Elasticity I 13
Continuum Mechanics 13
Intermediate Fluid Mechanics3
Computational and Theoretical Fluid Mechanics3
Engineering Analysis I 13
Engineering Analysis II3
Total Credits30-31

Course offered online in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester


Electives should be chosen from at least 2 different areas (e.g., geotechnical and structural, environmental and water resources/agricultural)


Up to 12 credit hours of undergraduate courses numbered 450-499 may be applied towards the M.E. in CE degree


Courses listed represent only a partial list of engineering electives that may be taken outside the department; courses in other areas of interest outside the college may be taken including, but not limited to, environmental science, mathematics, statistics, geography, soil science, geology, business, economics, and management (all M.E. in CE electives must be approved by graduate advisor and department head)