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Civil Engineering Master's Program

Program Details


Master of Engineering


On campus


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There’s no better laboratory to nurture your civil engineering career than New York City.

Best Grad Schools U.S. News & World Report - Engineering 2024Located just across the river, Stevens’ civil engineering master’s program gives you the unparalleled opportunity to see some of the world’s biggest civic works up close—and even gain experience working on some of them. All the while, you’ll learn from faculty in the fourth-ranked civil engineering department in the country, according to Interesting Engineering.

At Stevens, expert faculty and a quality curriculum train you with the foundational skills and real-world experience necessary for a successful engineering career. You’ll gain theoretical foundations in your area of concentration, apply that knowledge through practical projects and work alongside leading experts in and out of the laboratory. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to step into roles as a civil project engineer, construction engineer, water sources engineer and many more at employers like the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, ExxonMobil and Thornton Tomasetti.

The Stevens Advantage: Widen Your Career Options

Qianwen Zhao, using her robot-assisted haptic joystick therapeutic device in the Wearable Robotic Systems Laboratory.Thanks to its location in the heart of the New York metropolitan area, Stevens provides its students open doors to a broad network in one of the world’s most dynamic urban environments. Students benefit from the university’s partnerships with municipalities in both New York and New Jersey, as well as their proximity to major organizations and corporations headquartered in Manhattan.

Learn more about what makes graduate education from Stevens a unique experience:

  • Graduate Cooperative Education Program: Available with two tracks, your co-op experience can serve as a starting point for a research project or augment your on-campus research with complimentary experience.

  • International Student Experience: Tap into our expanding worldwide network of research, academic and alumni partners and mentor with our expert faculty in a number of federally-designated STEM degree programs. Optional Practical Training (OPT) or Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is available to gain work experience in your major/field of study.

  • State-of-the-Art Research Labs and Facilities: Build, tinker and test your designs in Stevens' MakerCenter, Prototype and Object Fabrication Lab, or numerous other research facilities.

  • Research Opportunities: Renowned faculty, labs and research centers – as well as industry partnerships and funding from leading national agencies – support strategic and interdisciplinary research in engineering and science.

As part of the School of Engineering and Science's sustainability research pillar, the civil, environmental and ocean engineering department facilitates research in fields such as smart, sustainable infrastructure and coastal engineering.

A female student works in a lab with a green substance in a vessel.More opportunities for Stevens graduate students include:

Find out more about life as a biomedical engineering graduate student at Stevens by visiting the links below.

Program Admission Requirements

Graduate Programs That Advance Your Career

A recruiter and a Stevens student shake hands at a career event.The civil engineering master's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success in a variety of roles like:

  • Civil Project Engineer

  • Site Engineer

  • Structural/Bridge Engineer

  • Construction Engineer

  • Civil Engineering Designer

  • Water Resources Engineer

Our graduates have been hired at: Aecom, Hardesty-Hanover, Arup, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Langan, ExxonMobil, Thornton Tomasetti

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