Master’s in Civil Engineering: Degree Requirements
The Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering (MSCE) program requires:
A minimum of 30 earned semester credits of graduate work is required, and a minimum of 21 graduate credits must be in Civil and Environmental Engineering courses.
A Plan of Study must be approved by the advisor and chairperson prior to the completion of the student's first semester of graduate study. For approval, the plan must indicate a topical focus and direction commensurate with a master's degree program. Guided by his/her advisor, a student may select a Plan of Study consisting of:
30 earned graduate course credits
A thesis track consisting of 21 earned graduate course credits, a three-credit research/investigation course and a six-credit thesis
27 earned of graduate course credits and a three credit research/ investigation course
Villanova University College of Engineering is committed to an educational program that emphasizes technical excellence and a liberal arts education within the framework of the University's Augustinian and Catholic traditions. As a community of scholars, we seek to educate students to pursue both knowledge and wisdom, and to aspire to ethical and moral leadership within their chosen careers, their community, and the world.