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    For working professionals seeking to earn a master’s degree in civil engineering, structural engineering, engineering management, or a related discipline, the following expanding list of schools offer master’s degree programs that can be completed entirely or mostly online through distance learning. The list of schools has increased 24 percent compared with last year, but more significant, many universities are further refining online delivery methods and developing the areas of focus and the graduate degrees offered online, expanding opportunities for civil and structural engineers to continue their education and to specialize.

    If a master’s degree is beyond your budget, schedule, or needs, many of the schools listed here also offer online certificate programs to increase your knowledge and skills in specialized areas of study.

    To help begin the search, following are links to 67 schools with online accredited master’s degree programs in relevant disciplines. (Logos indicate sponsored enhanced listings.)

     


     

    Arizona State University

    http://asuonline.asu.edu/online-degree-programs/graduate   

    • Master of Science, Construction Management
    • Master of Science in Engineering, Sustainable Engineering
    • Master of Sustainability Leadership

    Auburn University

    http://eng.auburn.edu/online/graduate-programs/index.html 

    • Master of Civil Engineering

    California State University, Fresno

    www.fresnostate.edu/cge/water

    • Master of Science, Water Resource Management

    Case Western Reserve University

    http://online-engineering.case.edu/civil

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering (structural engineering focus)

    Colorado State University

    www.online.colostate.edu/degrees/civil-engineering

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering

    Columbia University

    www.cvn.columbia.edu

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Science, Construction Engineering and Management
    • Master of Science, Earth and Environmental Engineering

    Delta State University

    www.deltastate.edu/college-of-arts-and-sciences/biological-and-physical-sciences/mas-git

    • Master of Applied Science, Geospatial Information Technologies

    Drexel University

    www.drexel.com/online-degrees/masterdegrees.aspx

    • Master of Science, Construction Management,
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management
    • Master of Science, Project Management

    Florida International University

    http://fiuonline.fiu.edu/programs/online-graduate-degrees 

    • Master of Science, Construction Management
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    Harvard University

    www.extension.harvard.edu/academics/graduate-degrees/sustainability-degree

    • Master of Liberal Arts, Sustainability (requires at least one, three-week course taken on campus)

    Iowa State University

    www.distance.iastate.edu/programs/degrees

    • Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering (construction engineering and management focus)

     


     

    Johns Hopkins

    https://ep.jhu.edu/programs-and-courses/programs 

    • Master of Civil Engineering
    • Master of Environmental Engineering
    • Master of Science, Environmental Engineering and Science
    • Master of Science, Environmental Planning and Management
    • Master of Engineering Management

    At Johns Hopkins University, you can earn a master’s degree in civil engineering completely online, or by taking a combination of online and onsite courses. The program prepares you for new challenges in the field, and offers you the opportunity to work closely with instructors who are practicing engineers and scientists. You can take online courses in geotechnical engineering, design of ocean structures, and environmental biotechnology, just to name a few. Johns Hopkins Engineering has offered online courses since 2001. For more information, please visit https://ep.jhu.edu/ce

     


     

    Kansas State University

    http://global.k-state.edu/courses/degrees 

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Engineering Management
    • Master of Science, Community Development

    Kennesaw State University

    http://learnonline.kennesaw.edu/graduate-programs

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    Lawrence Technological University

    http://onlinedegrees.ltu.edu/colleges/college-of-engineering

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Science, Construction Engineering Management
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    Louisiana State University

    http://lsuonline.lsu.edu/programs/master-science-construction-management.aspx

    • Master of Science, Construction Management

    Michigan Technological University

    www.mtu.edu/gradschool/programs/degrees/geospatial

    • Master of Science, Integrated Geospatial Technology

    Mississippi State University

    www.bcoelearning.msstate.edu/academic-programs/civil-engineering

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Engineering, Civil, Transportation, and Construction Systems
    • Master of Engineering, Coastal and Water Management
    • Master of Engineering, Structural and Mechanical

    Missouri University of Science and Technology

    http://dce.mst.edu/credit/degrees 

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering (environmental, structural, geotechnical, water resources, or construction engineering focus)
    • Master of Science, Environmental Engineering
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management
    • Master of Engineering, Geotechnics

    Montana Tech

    www.mtech.edu/academics/gradschool/distancelearning/distancelearning-pem.htm

    • Master of Project Engineering and Management

    New Jersey Institute of Technology

    http://www5.njit.edu/online/programs 

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management
    • Master of Science, Transportation

    North Carolina State University

    http://engineeringonline.ncsu.edu

    • Master of Civil Engineering
    • Master of Environmental Engineering

    https://online-distance.ncsu.edu/program/master-of-geospatial-information-science-and-technology

    • Master of Geospatial Information Science and Technology

    North Dakota State University

    www.ndsu.edu/dce/degrees/graduate

    • Master of Construction Management
    • Master of Transportation and Urban Systems
    • Master of Science, Transportation and Urban Systems
    • Master of Science, Community Development

    Norwich University

    http://civilengineering.norwich.edu

    • Master of Civil Engineering (structural, environmental/water resources, geotechnical, or construction management engineering focus)

    Ohio University

    http://onlinemasters.ohio.edu

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering (construction engineering and management; environmental engineering; structural engineering; or transportation engineering focus)
    • Master of Engineering Management

    Old Dominion University

    https://online.odu.edu

    • Master of Engineering Management
    • Master of Science, Environmental Engineering
    • Master of Engineering, Environmental Engineering

    Pennsylvania State University

    www.worldcampus.psu.edu

    • Master of Geographic Information Systems
    • Master of Professional Studies in Geodesign
    • Master of Project Management
    • Master of Engineering Management
    • Master of Professional Studies, Community and Economic Development

    Purdue University

    https://engineering.purdue.edu/ProEd

    • Master of Science, Engineering Management and Leadership

    Salisbury University

    www.salisbury.edu/geography/msgism 

    • Master of Science, GIS Management

    South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

    www.sdsmt.edu/DistanceEducation 

    • Master of Science, Construction Engineering and Management
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    Southern Methodist University

    www.smu.edu/Lyle/Graduate/ProspectiveStudents/Lyle%20Distance%20Education%20Program/Programs

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering,
    • Master of Science, Environmental Engineering
    • Master of Arts, Sustainability and Development
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    Southern New Hampshire University

    www.snhu.edu/online-degrees/masters

    • Master of Science, Construction Management
    • Master of Business Administration, Engineering Management

    Stanford University (Stanford Center for Professional Development)

    http://scpd.stanford.edu/certificates/mastersDegrees.jsp

    • Master of Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Stevens Institute of Technology

    https://www.stevens.edu/academics/stevens-online/available-programs/schaefer-school-engineering-science

    • Master of Science, Construction Management

    Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

    http://gisc.tamucc.edu/graduate/graduate.html

    • Master of Science, Geospatial Surveying Engineering
    • Master of Engineering

    Texas Tech University

    www.depts.ttu.edu/elearning/programs/index.php

    • Master of Civil Engineering

    The George Washington University

    http://onlineemse.seas.gwu.edu/online-programs/ms-in-engineering-management

    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    University of Alabama – Birmingham

    www.uab.edu/elearning/degrees-certificates/graduate/master-degrees

    • Master of Engineering, Advanced Safety Engineering and Management
    • Master of Engineering, Civil Structural Engineering
    • Master of Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management
    • Master of Engineering, Sustainable Smart Cities

    University of Alabama – Huntsville

    www.uah.edu/online-learning/online-programs

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering (hybrid program, primarily online)
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    University of Arizona

    http://online.engineering.arizona.edu/online-programs

    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    University of Arkansas

    https://online.uark.edu/programs/master-science-engineering.php

    • Master of Science, Engineering
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    University of California – Los Angeles

    www.msol.ucla.edu/sustainable-water-engineering

    • Master of Science, Engineering with Certificate of Sustainable Water Engineering
    • Master of Science, Engineering with Certificate of Specialization in Engineering Management

    University of Central Florida

    www.ucf.edu/online/degree/engineering-management-m-s-e-m

    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    University of Colorado – Colorado Springs

    www.uccs.edu/easonline/degree-programs/engineering-management-degree.html

    • Master of Engineering, Engineering Management

    University of Colorado – Denver

    www.cuonline.edu/GIS

    • Master of Engineering, Geographic Information Systems

    University of Dayton

    www.udayton.edu/engineering/learn/graduate/engineering-management-ms.php

    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    University of Florida

    www.distance.ufl.edu/masters

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Science, Environmental Engineering Sciences (specialization in Water Resources Planning and Management)
    • Master of Science, Environmental Engineering Sciences (specialization in Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Engineering)
    • Master of International Construction Management
    • Master of Sustainable Design
    • Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Sustainability
    • Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Geographic Information Systems

    University of Idaho

    www.uidaho.edu/cogs/programs-offered/online-programs/list 

    • Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Engineering, Engineering Management
    • Master of Science, Environmental Science
    • Master of Science, Geological Engineering

    University of Illinois at Chicago

    http://meng.uic.edu

    • Master of Engineering (disaster management focus)

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    http://cee.illinois.edu/academics/graduate-programs

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering (construction management, infrastructure, transportation engineering, or structural engineering focus)
    • Master of Science, Environmental Engineering

    University of Louisville

    http://louisville.edu/graduatecatalog/degree-programs/online-degree-programs.html

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Engineering, Engineering Management

    University of Maine

    https://online.umaine.edu/spatialinformatics

    • Master of Science, Spatial Informatics

    University of Maryland

    www.advancedengineering.umd.edu/programs 

    • Master of Engineering, Project Management
    • Master of Engineering, Transportation Systems

    University of Nebraska – Lincoln

    http://online.unl.edu/programs-and-courses/graduate-doctorate-programs/engineering-management.aspx

    • Master of Engineering Management

    University of North Carolina

    https://onlinemba.unc.edu/academics/concentrations/sustainable-enterprise

    • MBA with Sustainable Enterprise concentration

    University of South Carolina

    http://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/engineering_and_computing/study/graduate_education/distance/index.php

    • Master of Science/Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering

    University of South Florida

    www.usf.edu/engineering/imse/graduate/msem.aspx

    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    University of Southern California

    http://gapp.usc.edu/den/programs

    • Master of Construction Management
    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering (construction or structural engineering focus)
    • Master of Science, Green Technologies
    • Master of Science, Systems Architecting and Engineering

    University of Tennessee – Knoxville

    http://volsonline.utk.edu/online-programs/graduate-programs 

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering, Public Works or Transportation concentration
    • Master of Science, Environmental Engineering

    University of Texas – Arlington

    www.uta.edu/engineering/future-students/engineering-online/index.php

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Construction Management
    • Master of Science, Engineering Management

    University of Virginia

    http://cgep.virginia.edu/civil-and-environmental-engineering   

    • Master of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering (infrastructure systems focus)

     


     

    University of Wisconsin – Platteville

    www.uwplatt.edu/distance-education/online-programs 

    • Master of Science, Engineering (structural/geotechnical engineering focus)
    • Master of Science, Project Management

    Your best career move

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, a regionally accredited university, offers a 100% online master’s in Engineering. Select an area of interest in Engineering Design, Applications in Engineering Management, Control (Electrical) Systems, or Structural/Geotechnical Engineering to round out your degree. Not ready for a full degree? Expand your skill set with an engineering certificate.

    $10,000 scholarships, funded by the National Science Foundation, are available! The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has educated engineers for over 150 years and has earned a national reputation as a prestigious engineering institution.

    Learn more at www.GoUWP.com/ce or call 800-362-5460.

     


     

    University of Washington

    www.pce.uw.edu/online/masters-degrees

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering: Construction Engineering
    • Master of Geographic Information Systems: Sustainability Management
    • Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management
    • Master of Science, Construction Management
    • Master of Sustainable Transportation

    University of Wisconsin – Madison

    https://epd.wisc.edu/online-degrees

    • Master of Engineering, Environmental Engineering
    • Master of Engineering Management
    • Master of Engineering, Sustainable Systems Engineering

    Villanova University

    http://www1.villanova.edu/main/online-programs.html

    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering
    • Master of Science, Sustainable Engineering
    • Master of Science, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

    Virginia Tech

    www.vto.vt.edu/?view=programs&show=masters

    • Master of Natural Resources
    • Master of Science, Civil Engineering, Transportation Infrastructure and Systems Engineering
    • Master of Science, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
    • Master of Urban and Regional Planning

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    www.wpi.edu/academics/Online/degrees-certificates.html

    • Master of Science, Construction Project Management
    • Master of Science, Environmental Engineering

    Youngstown State University

    www.ysu.edu/academics/science-technology-engineering-mathematics/online-engineering-management-mse

    • Master of Science, Engineering Management