UConn Master of Engineering: Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering Plan of Study

The PE program offers a Master of Engineering (MENG) degree program in 2 areas of concentration: Structural Engineering and Transportation Engineering. Master of Engineering students must complete:

MENG Core Courses (12 credits)

  • ENGR 5311 – Professional Communication and Information Management
  • ENGR 5312 – Engineering Project Planning and Management
  • ENGR 5314 – Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • ENGR 5315 - MENG Capstone Project – Students are encouraged to work on a company-sponsored project

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING (18 credits)

Concentration Core Courses (Choose 3 of the following)

  • CE 5122 – Advanced Mechanics of Materials (required)
  • CE 5164 – Finite Element Methods in Applied Mechanics I (required)
  • CE 5610 – Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structures (or)
  • CE 5620 – Advanced Steel Structures

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING (18 credits)

Concentration Core Courses (Choose 3 of the following)

  • CE 5720 – Street and Highway Design
  • CE 5730 – Transportation Planning
  • CE 5740 – Traffic Engineering Characteristics 
  • CE 5750 – Pavement Design

Elective Courses – (9 Credits) 

  • CE 5125 - Reliability for Engineers
  • CE 5128 – Elastic Stability
  • CE 5150 – Structural Vibrations
  • CE 5151 – Experimental Structural Dynamics
  • CE 5163 – Fracture Mechanics
  • CE 5166 – Finite Element Methods in Applied Mechanics II
  • CE 5380 – Bridge Structures
  • CE 5610 – Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structures (if not taken as a core course)
  • CE 5620 – Advanced Steel Structures (if not taken as a core course)
  • CE 5640 – Prestressed Concrete Structures
  • CE 5725 - Transportation Safety
  • CE 5735 - Public Transportation Systems

Application Deadlines

Summer Semester: April 21st

Fall Semester: July 21st

Spring Semester: December 9th