Master of Engineering

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The Master of Engineering degree is a non-thesis, 36-semester-hour program designed to suit the needs of the practicing engineer in one of the engineering disciplines in the College.

Admission Requirements

Admission standards are designed to ensure that all enrolled students are qualified professionals serving in a leadership role in their engineering discipline. The primary requirements are as follows:

  1. B.S. in Engineering (Transcripts required)
  2. Competitive Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores (Verbal + Quantitative>=285, Quantitative>=155)
    Note: GRE requirement waiver can be requested by contacting the Department Chair for substitutions such as graduating from an ABET accredited program, passing Fundamentals of Engineering exams, etc.
  3. If English is a second language, obtain the minimum scores in IELTS or TOEFL according to the latest University policy.

Degree Requirements

  1. All College of Graduate Studies general degree requirements
  2. A minimum of 9 semester hours of core courses (ENGR 5331, ENGR 5332 and ENGR 5333 or those approved by Senior Academic Advisor of Engineering Graduate Programs)
  3. A minimum of 27 semester hours (nine courses) of electives. Other courses approved by department graduate advisor may satisfy part of this requirement
  4. Satisfactory completion of a final comprehensive examination

Earn a degree that matches your interests!


The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering offers several graduate courses personalize your degree path:

Graduate Course List