Master of Science (M.S.) in Civil Engineering Program By Iowa State University |Top Universities

Master of Science (M.S.) in Civil Engineering

Master of Science (M.S.) in Civil Engineering

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Master of Science (MS) students specialize in Construction Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering Materials, or Transportation Engineering. A student generally must take 15 credit hours (five courses) within his/her specialization. With Thesis Minimum of 30 total credits including thesis research Minimum of 22 credits of formal courses (which may include up to 3 credits of C E 590 ? Special Topics, but excluding C E 599/C E 699) Minimum of 6 credits of thesis research (C E 699 ? Research) Minimum of 6 credits of courses outside of the area of specialization (must be approved by the Program of Study (POS) Committee) Minimum of 20 credits of 500-level courses or above, including thesis research in the area of specialization Maximum of one 3-credit course at 400-level within the department Non-Thesis (Creative Component) Minimum of 30 total credits including creative component Minimum of 27 credits of formal courses (which may include up to 3 credits of C E 590 – Special Topics, but excluding C E 599/C E 699) Minimum of 2 credits for creative component (C E 599 – Creative Component) Minimum of 6 credits of courses outside of the area of specialization (must be approved by the Program of Study (POS) Committee) Minimum of 20 credits of 500-level courses or above, including creative component in the area of specialization Maximum of one 3-credit course at 400 level within the department