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Requirements specific to the civil and environmental engineering program include: 

  • A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering, preferably civil and environmental engineering, from an accredited institution
  • Completion of calculus I, II, and III and differential equations

Program specializations also require completion of the following: 

  • Environmental & water resources: ENCE 310, 411, 412, 431, and 432 and thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer 
  • Geotechnical & pavements: ENCE 340, 441, and 447
  • Structures: ENCE 353, 454, and 455
  • Transportation: ENCE 370, 470, and 472

For a complete list of admission requirements, visit the Application Process page. Completed applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Master of Engineering: 30 Credits or 10 Courses

Students in the Master of Engineering in civil and enviornmental engineering program must focus on one of four areas of study:

  • Geotechnical and pavements
  • Structures
  • Environmental and Water Resources
  • Transportation

In addition to the recommended courses in a given area, students may select technical electives approved by the academic advisor. All electives must be part of an integrated program of study. There is no research or thesis required for this degree.

Graduate Certificate in Engineering: 12 Credits or 4 Courses

Students pursuing a Certificate in Engineering must focus on one of four areas of study. 

Geotechical Structural 

Students must enroll in: 

  • ENCE640, Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • ENCE643, Theory of Soil Strength
  • ENCE741, Earth Retaining Structures

And select one of the following courses: 

  • ENCE641, Advanced Foundations Systems
  • ENCE688P, 
  • ENCE688T, Transportation Network Algorithms and Implementations
  • ENCE743, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  • ENCE745, Geoenvironmental Site Remediation

Students must enroll in: 

  • ENCE611, Finite Element Methods
  • ENCE710, Steel Structures I
  • ENCE713, Concrete Structures I

And select one of the following courses: 

  • ENCE610, Fundamentals of Structural Analysis
  • ENCE613, Structural Dynamics
  • ENCE615, Structural Reliability
Environmental Transportation

Students must enroll in ENCE630, Environmental and Water Resource Systems I, and select three of the following courses: 

  • ENCE688C
  • ENCE688O
  • ENCE756, Bioremediation
  • ENCE688B
  • ENCE688T, Transportation Network Algorithms and Implementations
  • ENCE688Y
  • ENCE737

Select four of the following coures: 

  • ENCE674, Urban Transit Planning and Rail Transportation Engineering
  • ENCE675, Airport Planning and Design
  • ENCE677, OR Models for Transportation Systems Analysis
  • ENCE681, Freight Transportation Analysis
  • ENCE688, Applications of OR in Transportation Systems Management

 

Students in this program pay a special tuition rate, which does not differ between residents and non-residents of Maryland. This rate is not fully covered by graduate assistantships, fellowships or the tuition remission. Additional graduate student fees are charged. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

This program does not provide departmental assistantships or fellowships. Loans, work-study and need-based grants for citizens and permanent residents with demonstrated financial need may submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by appropriate FAFSA deadlines.

Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Tuition and Fees
College Park
Tuition: $932.00 per credit hour
Fees: $440.50 for part-time (1 - 8 credits) graduate students taking classes at the College Park campus. This amount includes a $76.00 technology fee.
  $795.00 for full-time (9 or more credits) graduate students taking classes at the College Park campus. This amount includes a $152.00 technology fee.
(Tuition x Credit Hours + Fees) One course: $932.00 x 3 = $2,796.00 + $440.50 = $3,236.50
  Two courses: $932.00 x 6 = $5,592.00 + $440.50 = $6,032.50
  Three courses: $932.00 x 9 = $8,388.00 + $795.00 = $9,183.00
Remote Sites in Maryland  
Tuition: $932.00 per credit hour
Fees: $150.00 per class for courses taken via DETS at remote sites, plus a $76.00 technology fee.
(Tuition x Credit Hours + DETS Fees + Technology Fee) One course: $932.00 x 3 =  $2,796.00 + $150.00 + $76.00 = $3,022.00
  Two courses: $932.00 x 6 = $5,592.00 + $300.00 + $76.00 = $5,968.00
  Three courses: $932.00 x 9 = $8,388.00 + $450.00 + $152.00 = $8,990.00
Online Courses/Programs  
Tuition: $1,153.00 per credit hour
Fees: $76.00 Technology Fee for part-time. $152.00 for full-time.
(Tuition x Credit Hours + Technology fee) One course - $1,153.00 x 3 = $3,459.00 + $76.00 = $3,535.00
  Two courses - $1,153.00 x 6 = $6,918.00 + $76.00 = $6,994.00
  Three courses - $1,153.00 x 9 = $10,377.00 + $152.00 = $10,529.00

Tuition Fees, Billing and Payment Information

Additional Information

  • Note regarding Summer Semesters: All students who register for undergrad courses with Office of Extended Studies sections are subject to the summer deadlines. Graduate courses and those with non-Office of Extended Studies sections are subject to the regular billing deadlines as stated on the monthly statements from the Office of the Bursar, generally the 20th of the month.
  • ENPM Students taking BMGT Courses: The Robert H. Smith School of Business charges differential (higher) tuition to all students who enroll in master's level (600-799) courses. Taking the differential tuition into account in course planning is a student's individual responsibility. Please visit the Smith School of Business website that contains detailed information on the differential tuition rate for both in-state and out-of-state students.
  • Please note that Advanced Special Students will pay either the in-state or out-of-state graduate tuition rate based on their current status. If you are unsure of your status, please contact the Residency Classification Office.
  • Please note that any student enrolled in an online course will pay the online tuition rate ($1,153.00/credit hour and $76.00 technology fee) regardless of their status (including Advanced Special Students).

 

Al Santos

Director of Undergraduate Student Services
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
(301) 405-1977
asantos@umd.edu

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