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College of Engineering / Program / Master of Science - Civil Engineering

Why this degree?

The Master Science in Civil Engineering provide students an opportunity for advanced training and specialization through programs in construction engineering and management, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydraulics/hydrology, pavements and materials, structural engineering and transportation engineering.

You are eligible to apply if...

  • You hold a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or equivalent from an institution of recognized standing
  • The GRE is required, and TOEFL scores are required for international applicants
  • Additional course work may be required as prereqisites upon faculty review and communicated with the student prior to offiical admission to the graduate program

To complete the program you must...

  • Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate courses including a minimum of four credit hours of thesis (CIVL 7990)
  • The maximum of six credit hours of thesis (CIVL 7990) can be counted towards meeting the degree requirement
  • The specific plan of study must be approved by the student's advisory committee. At least two of the committee members must be members of the Auburn University graduate faculty
  • Completion and defense of a thesis
  • Must pass an on-campus comprehensive oral examination covering course work and the thesis (report examination results using form 9)
  • One semester study in residence
  • Should submit a graduation check request to the Graduate School prior to the semester of expected graduation

What can you expect?

Once admitted into Auburn Engineering's graduate program, you will work with your major advisor to create a plan of study that will need to be approved by your graduate advisor committee:

To learn more about the graduate program in civil engineering, please contact the graduate program officer, Xing Fang, Arthur H. Feagin chair professor — xzf0001@auburn.edu 

Applying for the Master of Science - Civil Engineering

  • Fill out the online graduate application at app.applyyourself.com/?id=auburn-g
    (you will be required to create an account)
  • Upload your letter of intent, resume and three recommendation letters
  • Submit official GRE scores and transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • For more information visit graduate.auburn.edu