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Distance Master of Engineering – Civil Engineering Specialization

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2019 Best Online Colleges Offering a Master's in Civil Engineering

The Master of Engineering, specializing in Civil Engineering is a Master’s degree program focused on enhancing the expertise of working professionals. Engineers who want to further their careers with industrial firms and governmental agencies or those who want to pursue a career in private practice should consider this degree.



General Admission Requirements

Although a BS degree in engineering is preferred, students lacking an undergraduate degree in engineering may be admitted by showing completion of the prerequisite course requirements for the Wter Resources area of emphasis, (Water Resources Focus prerequisite courses); or their equivalent, from their college transcripts. Students with missing prerequisites may be conditionally admitted, but the missing prerequisites must be resolved by taking equivalent courses at Colorado State University, or a comparable college/university. These prerequisite courses are in addition to the courses relevant to their selected focus area. Other admission requirements are the same as those for the MS degree in CIVE except GRE and GMAT scores are not required.


Graduation Requirements

Water Resources Focus

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CIVE 440(F) Nonpoint Source Pollution Dr. Bhaskar
CIVE 512(S) Irrigation Systems Design Dr. Chavez
CIVE 519(F) Irrigation Water Management Dr. Chavez
CIVE 544(F) Water Resources Planning & Management Dr. Grigg
CIVE 571(S) Pipe System Engineering and Hydraulics Dr. Grigg
CIVE 577(S) GIS in Civil and Environmental Engineering Dr. Labadie
CIVE 578(S) Infrastructure Engineering & Management Dr. Grigg
CIVE 645(F) Computer Aided Water Management and Control Dr. Labadie
ENGR 510(F) Engineering Optimization: Methods and Applications Dr. Labadie
ENGR 520(S) Engineering Decision Support & Expert Systems Dr. Labadie


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CIVE 544
CIVE 546
CIVE 645
ENGR 510