Civil Engineering at SIUE
A comprehensive program through the School of Engineering allows students to pursue a graduate degree in civil engineering while gaining expertise in the field. Students may choose a concentration in environmental, geotechnical, structural or transportation engineering. Whether students are working professionals or full-time students, the graduate program introduces them to the skills and knowledge they need for professional advancement. Students will have the opportunities to conduct field and lab-based research and learn from highly-qualified faculty who are experts in their respective fields.
Why Civil Engineering?
Students have the fundamental training and education through a bachelor of science to take their expertise and career to the next level. Earn a graduate degree from the Department of Civil Engineering and explore the possibilities available through conducting research in environmental, geotechnical, structural or transportation engineering. Tackle the problems associated with pollution, make transportation systems safer, enhance the quality of bridges, highways and buildings, and improve the design of earthen structures and underground space.
Degrees Available at SIUE
- Master of Science in Civil Engineering
- PhD in Engineering Science, a cooperative program with SIU Carbondale
Specialized Learning Opportunities
- Environmental/Water Resources Specialization
- Geotechnical Engineering Specialization
- Structural Engineering Specialization
- Transportation Engineering Specialization
- Civil Engineering Professional Development Sequence
- 3+2 BS and MS in Civil Engineering
Other Engineering Graduate Programs at SIUE
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
A graduate degree in civil engineering from SIUE opens doors for students in a variety of areas. Potential employers consist of consulting engineering companies, government agencies, industries, or academia. With the right experience and advanced education, students can become self-employed consultants. An education from SIUE prepares students for advancement opportunities and places them in a better position to get the job they want in a competitive employment market.