Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering Offer Access to New York and Widen your Career Options

In the Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering at Stevens, an outstanding group of scholars, researchers and industry leaders will prepare you for professional success in dynamic fields seeking top-tier talent.

The department facilitates student research by hosting the renowned Davidson Laboratory and the Center for Environmental Systems. While the Davidson Lab is a global leader in delivering new knowledge and technologies for marine monitoring, forecasting, and experimental ship design and evaluation, the Center for Environmental Systems assists industry, government and environmental service organization partners by providing research and testing services for the development and implementation of new environmental technologies.

Stevens’ proximity to New York City additionally provides ample access to networking and employment opportunities.

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Stevens Success Story: Alaa Ahmed ’23

Funded by the Department of Energy and in collaboration with Virginia Tech, Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Ph.D. student Alaa Ahmed ’23 is on the verge of developing transformative technology to generate energy from ocean waves.

Program Features

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Online Degree Options

Get a degree or professional certificate — including a master’s degree — in a high-demand, high-impact field entirely online. Study with the same distinguished faculty as on-campus students.

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Lectures and Seminars

The department periodically invites a preeminent scientist for a sequence of informal talks and formal lectures. Awareness of recent developments in your field is an important component of professional development. Therefore, seminar attendance is required of all doctoral students and all graduate students enrolled full-time in degree programs.

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Student Organizations

Stevens is home to a number of graduate student societies. Within each department, these organizations foster collaborative student relationships to help you find friends and to provide a sense of home while you're away from home.

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International Students

International students from more than 60 countries are welcomed not only by the Stevens campus community, but also by the city of Hoboken, our charming home city that is just minutes from all that New York City has to offer.

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Financial Aid

Your estimated cost of attendance includes many things — tuition is only one part of the equation. Examine the information that will help you estimate your graduate education costs.

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Assistantships and Fellowships

Stevens offers funding to select graduate students in the form of teaching assistantships, research assistantships and fellowships. Limited in number, these highly competitive opportunities are awarded to exceptional candidates based on merit.

Research and Teaching

Faculty and students in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering are meeting today’s needs and solving future challenges by generating new knowledge, innovating technologies, and applying them to improve the quality of life of individuals and communities at home and around the world.

The department is home to the world-renown Davidson Laboratory and Center for Environmental Systems, and focuses on four research areas: Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Ocean, Coastal and Naval Engineering and Acoustics.

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Graduate Admissions

Questions? Visit the Graduate Admissions web page. Ready to take the next step? Apply below.

Center for Student Success

The department’s Center for Student Success team is dedicated to furthering the Stevens mission of student centricity by fostering academic and leadership development, career readiness and personal growth in all graduate students enrolled in our programs. 

Our team ensures that you have all the resources you need to succeed during your time at Stevens and beyond. Our personalized academic advising model and robust series of events and programs will introduce you to cutting-edge research, industry partners and alumni networks.