Our Ph.D. program prepares graduates to meet growing demands for advanced research within the areas of civil and environmental engineering.
As a doctoral student, you will develop a deep understanding of advanced civil and environmental engineering. Learn how to apply that understanding to solve a variety of technical and societal problems. You will also learn how to execute a research plan that generates, analyzes and communicates original results.
Receive a quality education, and increase your chances of qualifying for corporate tuition reimbursement.
Be a part of numerous funded projects through our specialized laboratories and facilities across campus.
A Dedicated Faculty
Receive the attention you desire from our recognized faculty and through our smaller class sizes.
Expand your education through flexible course plans that leverage the breadth and depth of offerings across campus.
What You’ll Study
Some of the more popular courses in this program include collaborating with faculty members on independent studies that lead toward a dissertation and related peer-reviewed publications, as well as a seminar in civil and environmental engineering. Several courses are routinely offered through APOGEE, our distance education platform.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Planning, prioritizing and managing tasks and resources to achieve specific objectives
Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Applying critical thinking and analytical skills to make informed and effective decisions
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Geotechnical Engineer
- Structural Engineer
- Consulting Civil Engineer
- Civil Engineering Professor
- Transportation Engineer
- Environmental Engineer
- Consulting Firms
- National Laboratories
- Non-Profit Organizations
- State and Federal Agencies