Apply now to earn a master of science degree from one of the nation's top civil engineering departments entirely online. Explore our Certificate program, or take a class as a non-degree student. All online students receive access to recorded on-campus lectures and follow the class syllabus, including the same assignments, exams, and projects as on-campus students.
The M.S. degree in Civil Engineering requires 36 credit hours (a thesis is not required). Students choose a specialty area and also have the option to develop cross-disciplinary programs in consultation with their advisers. Online students have five years to complete the program. The online MSCE program and online CEE classes are restricted to off-campus students and are not intended for University employees or students in on-campus programs.
The department specialty areas currently available online are:
In addition, courses are available online in the following areas of concentration to complement the student's area of specialty. See the courses page for a list of specific course offerings.
- Construction Materials
- Environmental Engineering and Science
- Environmental Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Structural Engineering
General program questions:
Phone: (217) 333-3921
Meg C. Griffin, PE
Coordinator of Online and Blended Programs