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2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

Construction Engineering (M.Eng.)

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The Master of Engineering Degree in Construction Engineering prepares graduate students for higher-level professional practice in local and international markets, whether in consulting practice, industry, or government. It is intended for construction engineers who wish to master the practice in their field of specialty

Program Objectives

  • Detailed knowledge in management, systems, design and materials in construction engineering.
  • Extensive knowledge in an area of student interest from one of the fields involved in construction engineering.
  • Awareness of the local and global context in which construction engineering is practiced, including economic and business practices, societal needs, and considerations of public health, safety, environment, culture and ethics.
  • An ability to solve unstructured engineering problems, think critically, function well in a team, and communicate effectively.
  • A high standard of written and oral communication on technical matters. 


Admission requirements are the same as those for the Master of Science Program.

Courses (33 credit hours)

Course work for the Master of Engineering degree requires the completion of a minimum of 33 credit hours as follows:

I- Construction Engineering Core (21 credit hours)

Students must complete 21 credits in graduate construction engineering courses.

II- Elective Courses (12 credit hours)

Students may elect to take four courses (12 credits). A minimum of two courses must be taken from offerings in engineering disciplines (including ENGR). No more than one 400-level course, not in the student’s undergraduate major may be taken for graduate credit, subject to approval of the advisor.


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