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Civil Engineering Curriculum

Both the M.S. and M.E. in Civil Engineering are 31 credits. Students work with their advisor to create a course plan that includes all required courses and a selection of electives to fulfill the 31 credits. 

3-5 courses per term for full-time enrollment and 1-2 courses per term for part-time enrollment. 

Proposed Courses - Subject to Change


Course Title/Subject Credits Modality
Advanced Structural Steel 3 Online
Site Planning and Development (1) 3 Online
Construction Engineering Management (2) 3 Online
Contaminant Fate and Transport 3 Hybrid
Physical and Chemical Treatment Processes 3 Hybrid
EE Fundamentals of Electrical Systems 3 Online
Thesis 3 On-campus


Course Title/Subject Credits   Modality
Temporary Structures                                                                         3                                               Online
Advanced Soil Mechanics (1) 3 Hybrid
Advanced Foundations (2) 3 Hybrid
Environmental Biological Systems 3 Hybrid
Directed Projects 3 On-Campus
ME Heat Transfer and Thermal Systems 3 Online
Thesis 3 On-campus
Seminar 1 Hybrid, On-Campus, Online Options


Course Title/Subject Credits Modality
Water Reuse Applications                                  3               Online
Eng Modeling and Analysis 3 Hybrid
Prestressed Concrete 3 Hybrid
Construction Operations Methods (1) 3 Online
Estimating and Scheduling (2) 3 Online
Bridge Design (1) 3 Hybrid
Timber Design (2) 3 Hybrid
Sustainable Infrastructure (1) 3 Online
Infrastructure Renewal (2) 3 Online 
ARCH Climate Responsive Bldg 3 Online
Thesis 3 On-campus

(1) Offered in Odd Years

(2) Offered in Even Years

**Additional Electives offered thru other WIT graduate programs such as Construction Law, Design Strategies for Low Carbon Bldg, Urban Resiliency, Real Estate for CM (not a complete list)

***Additional Electives offered thru Colleges of the Fenway (Approval from Advisor Required)