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

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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

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May. 11, 2017

UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

May. 8, 2017

This South Korean-born civil and environmental engineering professor has been to more U.S. cities than most Americans. In fact, it was a U.S. city that originally ignited his passion for his profession.

Mar. 3, 2017

Solar kits illuminates energy concepts for both teachers and high school students.

Oct. 31, 2016

Being a civil engineer definitely is a cool profession, according to Sherman. After all, sometimes you get to blow things up.

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