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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering M.Eng.


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This is a 30-credit structured program of advanced professional study aimed at preparing students for professional practice. Candidates for this degree in the civil engineering discipline must have an accredited bachelor’s degree in engineering. In environmental engineering, a B.S. in the physical or natural sciences is also acceptable. There is no project or thesis requirement, but students may elect to do one, at either the 3- or 6-credit level, in consultation with their advisers.

Outcomes of the Graduate Curriculum
Students who successfully complete this program will be able to demonstrate:

  • advanced proficiency in the core areas of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • proficiency in research techniques (theoretical, computational and experimental).
  • effective oral and written communication skills.
  • ability to disseminate original research in conference and journal papers.

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