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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Science (without specification), and Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering.

At the master's level, there are degree programs in

Interdisciplinary degree options are available as well. The Ph.D. level program is flexible and may be adapted to any subject area in civil and environmental engineering, including interdisciplinary options within the department or across departments or colleges.

The Master of Science degree requirements may be completed on a full- or part-time basis. The Ph.D. program must be completed in accordance with the residency requirements for the degree.

Both full-time and part-time students should meet with a faculty adviser at least once during each semester of study to arrange for an appropriate sequence of courses to satisfy all degree requirements.

Funding is available for graduate students focused on research in the form of graduate research assistantships, graduate teaching assistantships, and fellowships.

For more information on the Graduate Program please see the Graduate School of Engineering or contact the Director of Graduate Studies.

Director of Graduate Studies
Prof. Mehrdad Sasani
421 Snell Engineering
ph: 617-373-5222