Missouri University of Science and Technology

Distance & Online Programs

Master of Science in Civil Engineering


216 Centennial Hall, 300 West 12th St.

Rolla, KS 65409

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Graduate Certificates: Contemporary Structural Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Infrastructure Renewal, and Project Engineering and Construction Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

Civil engineers are problem solvers, applying the latest in high-tech equipment and sophisticated procedures to address challenges concerning our environment and infrastructure. Because of the broad nature of civil engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology offers the following areas of study: Environmental Engineering – courses can be tailored to fit the interest of the student, with strong courses in groundwater, soil remediation, air pollution control and wastewater treatment. Geotechnical Engineering – courses include soil properties, foundation analysis and design, embankments, structures, earth dams, modeling, soil dynamics, earthquake engineering. Structural Engineering – general studies include reinforced concrete, cold-formed steel, fiber reinforced polymer composites, high performance concrete, seismic behavior of structures, damage detection. This is a non-thesis degree program and requires 30 credit hours of coursework to complete.


Since 1913, Missouri University of Science and Technology has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelor's degree from engineering discipline from an accredited program; GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale; GRE Verbal + Quantitative of 1100 or greater, Analytical Writing Assessment of 4.0 or greater; International requirement: TOEFL of 550 or greater.

International Student Requirements:

International requirement: TOEFL = 88 iBT.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30 credit hours for

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,194.51 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Students are encouraged to check with the Financial Aid Office upon application.

Locale: Remote Town

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