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An M.Eng. degree is offered to students who are interested in the applied aspects of engineering and who wish to prepare for professional practice and consulting. The department offers two such programs: the M.Eng. in structural engineering, and the M.Eng. in environmental engineering and water resources. The M.Eng. degree is usually completed in one academic year of full-time study.

The M.Eng. in structural engineering focuses on the applied aspects of structural engineering. Two of the leading civil engineering design companies in the world are actively involved in the program by teaching design-oriented courses and supervising design/research projects. The program also provides the opportunity for formal study in nontechnical areas such as corporate finance, public policy, and regulatory issues.

​Students fulfill program requirements by successfully completing eight one-term courses selected from a list of relevant courses.

  • Environmental Engineering Fundamentals II: Surface and Subsurface Processes
  • Statistical Methods for Data Analysis, Modeling and Experimental Design
  • Independent Study I
  • Independent Study II
  • Directed Research
  • Research Seminar
  • Design of Large-Scale Structures: Buildings
  • Design of Large-scale Structures: Bridges
  • Introduction to Finite-element Methods
  • Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Applied Numerical Methods
  • Advanced Finite-element Methods
  • Seminar in Advanced Elasticity
  • Statistical Mechanics II: Methods
  • Holistic Analysis of Heritage Structures
  • Special Topics in MMS
  • Special Topics in MMS
  • Special Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Random Fields and Random Media
  • Wind Engineering and Structural Dynamics
  • Advanced Design and Behavior of Steel Structures
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Issues Seminar 
  • Water Quality Modeling and Analysis
  • Theory of Groundwater Flow
  • Advanced Groundwater Modeling
  • Physical Hydrology
  • Ecohydrology 
  • Boundary Layer Meteorlogy
  • Radar Hydrometeorology
  • Extramural Summer Research Project
  • Extramural Research Project
  • Special Topics in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources
  • Synchrotron and Neutron Techniques for Energy Materials 
  • Topics in Energy and the Environment
  • Geomicrobiology 
  • Introduction to Materials

USA requirements for international students

Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100. 

After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department. 

Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.


Program requirements

  • Application Fee: $90
  • Statement of Academic Purpose
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Transcripts
  • Fall Semester Grades
  • Prerequisite Tests
  • English Language Tests
  • GRE : General test
  • Applicants are required to select a subplan when applying.

Sources of Funding

  • Fellowships
  • Assistantships
  • External Funding
  • Veteran's Benefits
  • Travel Grants
  • Education Loans and Work Study
  • Assistance Programs
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