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Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics Accelerated Master's Program (MS)

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Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (MS) - Accelerated Master's Program  

Program Description

The Accelerated Masters Program in Civil Engineering
Through the new 3+2 Accelerated Masters Program (AMP) in the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (CEEM) at The University of Arizona, you can leverage your undergraduate work in Civil Engineering into a graduate degree through the investment of one additional year of coursework. During a student’s senior year a student may take several technical electives at the graduate level. After completing the course with the associated graduate requirements, the student will receive credit toward their undergraduate degree and a Master’s degree.

The AMP offers flexibility: By focusing your graduate classes in one area, you can obtain your M.S. degree in the following sub-disciplines: Geotechnical, Hydraulics/Hydrology, Engineering Mechanics, Structures or Transportation. You may elect to pursue an emphasis in Engineering Management in the coursework option or include Engineering Management courses in other options in coordination with your adviser.

Master’s Degree Options

  • Coursework only – 30 coursework units (Masters of Engineering degree)
  • Master’s Report – 27 coursework units, 3 report units
  • Thesis – 24 coursework units, 6 thesis units

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics -

The department offers programs leading to the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a major in civil engineering and engineering mechanics. Work is directed toward research and professional development in such areas as engineering mechanics, engineering materials, highway engineering, hydraulics and fluid mechanics, geomechanics, geo-technical engineering, water resources, structural engineering, and transportation engineering. Certain interdisciplinary options such as regional development and urban planning, and environmental engineering are available by combining various areas of the program with programs in other departments. For further information concerning these options, see the College of Engineering web site.

The department also offers a degree in Master of Engineering, an Accelerated Masters Degree, and has two certificate programs; Geoengineering and Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering.