California State University, Sacramento

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Civil Engineering


6000 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95819

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Civil Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Civil Engineering Department offers a graduate program of study leading to a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering in the following areas:
  • Environmental/Water Quality Engineering - environmental quality analysis and management, water and waste treatment, control of toxic substances;
  • Geotechnical Engineering - properties and behavior of soil and their application to practical problems, soil improvement and ground stabilization, and soil dynamics and earthquake engineering;
  • Structural Engineering - earthquake resistant steel and concrete design applied to buildings and bridges, structural dynamics, structural mechanics and finite element methods;
  • Transportation Engineering - traffic flow, planning theory and system management applicable to all modes with emphasis on highway and rail passenger transportation;
  • Interdisciplinary Study with other areas of civil engineering as well as with nonengineering areas (e.g., Environmental Studies, Geography, Government, and Organization Behavior and Environment) may also be arranged;
  • Water Resources Engineering - advanced hydraulics and modern hydrologic techniques, flood forecasting, groundwater flow modeling, water resources management and policy formulation.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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