Master of Science in Civil Engineering
University of Houston

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Civil Engineering program prepares students for challenges, both current and future, in civil engineering.  The curriculum connects structural engineering with the disciplines of geotechnical, hydrosystems, and environmental engineering.  Students will also connect structural engineering with geosensing and geoinformatics and mechanical and subsea engineering.  The focus is on the civil engineering practice as it pertains to industry.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Houston is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • A B.S.C.E. degree, or the equivalent, from an ABET accredited (or similar) program. Students with degrees in fields related to Civil Engineering may be admitted with certain prerequisite courses specified
  • One on campus visit is required for an initial orientation and exams.