Graduate Programs

What We Offer.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers 2 graduate degree plans: 

Master of Science in Environmental Engineering(Traditional or Accelerated)

Master of Science in Environmental Studies(Traditional or Accelerated)


Additionally, Lamar University College of Engineering offers 3 graduate degree plans with Civil and Environmental Engineering concentrations:

Master of Engineering

Master of Engineering Science

Doctor of Engineering

Why Pursue an Advanced Degree?

With an advanced degree, you will deepen your knowledge about various aspects of civil or environmental engineering. You will have the opportunity to conduct research and contribute something new to the field by doing experiments to prove or disprove a point and taking part in research publications.

Also, you will have an opportunity participating in the real projects in various fields of Civil and Environmental Engineering, such as the project with Texas Department of Transportation, Sabine-Neches Navigation, the Port of Houston, etc. 


Why Choose Lamar University?

Our faculty is dedicated to student success. Small class sizes create a personalized experience for the student and professor, while a wide-range of research topics from various faculty gives students more opportunities to pursue the research that interests them.

Lamar University is a member of the Texas State University System and was established in 1923. The College of Engineering is considered one of the top engineering schools in the State of Texas. With an abundance of industry in the region, our faculty is hard at work conducting research funded by multiple sources from the local, state, and federal level. Students have many opportunities to work closely with faculty and industry, opening opportunities after graduation.