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M.Eng. Structural Engineering

Our structural engineering concentration features a technical core and professional development coursework geared for professional engineering practice. Optional core course choices allow student students with different backgrounds and interests to personalize their degree. 

Structural engineering technical core curriculum
(8 courses, 24 credits total)

  • Advanced Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering
  • Advanced Reinforced Concrete
  • Advanced Steel Design
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Masonry Assessment and Design
  • Matrix Structural Analysis (or Finite Element Modelling)
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Structural Systems

Professional development curriculum
(2 courses, 6 credits total)

Project Management (Planning, scheduling, accelerated construction, alternative contracting, supervision, safety, value engineering, sustainability and resilience, QA/QC, risk management, liability and litigation, insurance, client networking, public hearings, and engineering economics)

Professional Practice (Leadership, mentoring, licensure, professional development, continuing education, ethics and integrity, core values, expert witness, career evolution, life balance, community service, poison partners, and conflict resolution)


 

M.Eng. Environmental Engineering

The environmental engineering track of the M.Eng. features a rigorous technical core and professional development coursework, all focused on advanced learning for professional engineering practice. Flexible core course choices are available based on student background and specific interests.

Environmental engineering technical core curriculum
(8 courses, 24 credits total)

  • Advanced Environ-Geotechnical Systems
  • Analysis and Modeling of Hydrologic Systems
  • Bacterial Communities
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Environmental Hydrology
  • Fate and Transport of Contaminants in Environmental Flows
  • Remote Sensing of Water Resources
  • Water, Disease, and Global Health

Professional development curriculum
(2 courses, 6 credits total)

  • Project Management (Planning, scheduling, accelerated construction, alternative contracting, supervision, safety, value engineering, sustainability and resilience, QA/QC, risk management, liability and litigation, insurance, client networking, public hearings, and engineering economics)
  • Professional Practice (Leadership, mentoring, licensure, professional development, continuing education, ethics and integrity, core values, expert witness, career evolution, life balance, community service, poison partners, and conflict resolution)