Master of Science in Engineering - Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering & Construction at UNLV offers a number of program degree options leading to the Master's Degree in Civil Engineering. Specific areas of engineering that are currently available include Construction, Environmental, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, and Water Resources.

Learning Objectives

  1. Provide construction management graduates with technical capabilities. The objective outcomes are:
    • An advanced knowledge of state-of-the-art and evolving areas associated with the civil and environmental engineering and construction management fields
    • The ability to work creatively and independently on research topics
    • The ability to solve open-ended construction management problems
  2. Prepare construction management graduates to have effective work place skills. The objective outcomes are:
    • Oral and written presentation of technical and management information
    • Motivation to pursue life-long learning