Villanova’s College of Engineering offers a distinctive PhD program leading to a Doctorate of Philosophy. Congruent with the University’s mission, the doctoral program emphasizes excellence, innovation and integrity in research, scholarship and education. Its purpose is to educate highly qualified engineering scholars for academia, industry and government.
Doctoral candidates wishing to concentrate their studies in Civil Engineering will take courses and pursue research projects reflecting the specialties of the department’s highly distinguished and nationally recognized faculty. Areas of concentration include:
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Structural Engineering
- Transportation Engineering
- Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
PhD Program Details