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Welcome

Our programs prepare you to excel in industry or compete against other students at the best graduate schools in the country.

About

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction provides a well-rounded education, combining theoretical learning with practical laboratory experience. Our programs prepare you to excel in industry or compete against other students at the best graduate schools in the country.

Las Vegas is the perfect environment to study Civil Engineering or Construction Management. Our students and alumni are in high demand and are already working on major engineering and construction projects in Las Vegas and around the globe. Many hold management positions in local, regional, national, and even international organizations.

Alumni are currently working on projects involving:

  • Construction of high-rise buildings
  • Transportation infrastructure
  • Water and wastewater infrastructure
  • Environmental engineering
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Structural and building design
  • Residential and commercial developments
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Construction materials

What's Happening

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Dec. 6, 2020

Miles Buckner, who came to UNLV after 12 years in civil engineering, learned new tricks through Senior Design Competition.

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Dec. 6, 2020

UNLV alumna Brittany Radke applies lessons from UNLV's Senior Design competition in her work as an environmental engineer.

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Dec. 6, 2020

An interest in Lego and science, and an introductory class at UNLV, led one-time potential graphic design student Iani Batilov to civil engineering.

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Dec. 6, 2020

Alumnus Noe Santos says getting involved at UNLV was his key to securing lasting employment.

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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction is one of the departments in the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering.