Norwich University

Master of Civil Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering


158 Harmon Drive

Northfield, VT 05663

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Civil Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

Interested in learning the engineering behavior of natural materials? Norwich University’s Master of Civil Engineering – Geotechnical Engineering online program focuses on soil mechanics, soil stabilization, and foundation engineering. This graduate degree is meant to give professionals the ability to handle the most common geotechnical problems as well as the skills to collaborate with other functional experts and handle complex issues. The program places an emphasis on recognizing limitations of approximation methods as well as recognizing and managing uncertainty. As a student, you will learn through numerical modeling and analysis, foundation design, seismic design, and case studies. You will also have the opportunity to participate in weekly discussions to explore non-computational problems, such as implications of uncertainty and ethical decision-making. If you’re in need of refreshing your skills, but do not have the necessary background to be successful in the program, prerequisite courses are available.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Eligibility Requirements:

You must have at least a Bachelor's Degree at the time you apply for a Norwich University Master's Degree Program.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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