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Our non-thesis master’s degrees (MCE, MENE) are designed to prepare students for professional engineering careers and can be completed 100% online or in the classroom.

If you are interested in research-base master’s degree, see more details here.


Informational Webinar

Recording of the Informational Webinar held on April 6 is available below. 

Let us know if there are any questions or topics that you would like to see addressed during the webinar here.


Flexible Pathways for Your Situation


Situation Degree Options Funding Options
Employment and start date are certain On-line MCE/MENE  Potential employer coverage;  Self funding
Employment is certain but start date is not On-line MCE/MENE  Self funding first; Potential employer coverage when employment starts
On-campus MCE/MENE first; Transition to on-line version when employment starts Self funding first; if eligible, Federal Student Aid; Potential employer coverage when employment starts 
Employment is not certain or Undecided about employment  On-line MCE/MENE  Self funding; Potential employer coverage if/when employed
On-campus MCE/MENE first; Transition to on-line version when employment starts Self funding first; if eligible, Federal Student Aid; Potential employer coverage if/when employed 


When can I start? 

As early as 2020 Summer Session 1. The following CE courses are available: CE 502 – Traffic Operations; CE 503 – Highway Design; CE 536 – Introduction to Numerical Methods; CE 590-653 – Professional Engineering Communication; CE 702 – Traffic Flow Theory; CE 577– Engineering Principles of Solid Waste Engineering.  See full list of engineering courses and full list of all courses offered in Summer 2020.

Depending on your area of specialization, one or more of these courses may be included in your graduate curriculum. 



Professional Development
To complement the academic program, we offer professional development services for graduate students to help them in their careers. For more information, please see our Professional Development website.


Areas of Specialization

MCE and MENE students choose an area of specialization and you will work with an assigned adviser to develop a plan of work that is specific to you and your career goals. 

For more details contact the faculty in your area of interest: Computing and Systems – Dr. Mahinthakumar; Construction Engineering – Dr. Rasdorf; Environmental, Water Resources, and Coastal Engineering – Dr. Arumugam; Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering – Dr. Montoya; Mechanics and Materials – Dr. Pour-Ghaz; Structural Engineering and Mechanics – Dr. Hassan; and Transportation Materials – Dr. Castorena; Transportation Systems – Dr. List.


Civil Engineering Specializations: Computing and Systems; Construction Engineering; Environmental, Water Resources, and Coastal Engineering; Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering; Mechanics and Materials; Structural Engineering and Mechanics; and Transportation Materials and Systems


Environmental Engineering Specializations: Air Pollution Engineering; CoastalEngineering; Energy Systems Analysis; Environmental Process Engineering; Modelingand Systems Analysis; and Water Resources Engineering


Additional Questions

If you have additional questions, you can check out our FAQ or contact us with this inquiry form.