Master of Science in Civil Engineering
University of North Dakota

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Civil Engineering program prepares qualified engineers that can address and solve the challenges of eroding infrastructures, exploding population growth, and the impact of global environmental changes, among other issues.  The curriculum builds on undergraduate knowledge to achieve a greater understanding of civil engineering and the design process so students can practice engineering in a wide range of professional settings.  The Master of Science program includes a thesis or research project or independent study that often leads to a Ph.D. while the Master of Engineering program is course-based and includes writing a design project report as students work toward careers where they practice engineering.


  • Resume
  • Statement of goals
  • A baccalaureate degree in engineering or science from a recognized college or university
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 for all undergraduate work or a GPA of at least 3.0 for the junior and senior years of undergraduate work
  • GRE General, only if prerequisite degree is not accredited by ABET

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission