Civil Engineering with Concentration in Construction Management, MSCivE

This program is intended for students interested in construction management and engineering or a closely related field. It includes required core courses primarily from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, complemented by electives in civil and environmental engineering and other departments such as mechanical and industrial engineering and business administration. Based on proven proficiency in given areas, students may waive certain core courses and replace them with alternate elective courses.

Degree Requirements With Report With Thesis Course Work Only
Required core courses 18 SH 18 SH 18 SH
Elective courses 10 SH 6 SH 14 SH
Master of Science report/thesis 4 SH 8 SH
Minimum semester hours required 32 SH 32 SH 32 SH

Graduate Certificate Options

Students enrolled in a graduate degree program in the College of Engineering have the opportunity to pursue an engineering graduate certificate in addition to or in combination with the MS degree. For more information please refer to Graduate Certificate Programs.

Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership

Master's Degree in Civil Engineering with a Concentration in Construction Management with Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership

Students may complete a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a Concentration in Construction Management in addition to earning a Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership. Students must apply and be admitted to the Gordon Engineering Leadership Program in order to pursue this option. The program requires fulfillment of the 16-semester-hour curriculum required to earn the Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership, which includes an industry-based challenge project with multiple mentors. The integrated 33-semester-hour degree and certificate will require 17 hours of advisor-approved construction management technical courses.

Engineering Leadership

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Core Courses

CIVE 5221Construction Project Control and Organization2
CIVE 7220Construction Management4
CIVE 7230Legal Aspects of Civil Engineering4
EMGT 6305Financial Management for Engineers4
IE 6200Engineering Probability and Statistics4


Complete one of the following options:

Course Work Option

Complete 14 semester hours from the course list below.14

Report Option

CIVE 8674Master’s Report4
Complete 10 semester hours from the course list below.10

Thesis Option

CIVE 7990Thesis8
Complete 6 semester hours from the course list below.6

Course List

Deterministic Operations Research
Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 1
Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 2
Alternative Project Delivery Systems in Construction
Construction Equipment and Modeling
Advanced Soil Mechanics
Advanced Foundation Engineering
Engineering/Organizational Psychology
Customer-Driven Technical Innovation for Engineers
Product Development for Engineers
Data Mining for Engineering Applications
Data Mining in Engineering
Simulation Analysis
Reliability Analysis and Risk Assessment
Neural Networks in Engineering
Data Management and Database Design
Business Analysis and Information Engineering
Planning and Managing Information Systems Development
Information Systems for Integrated Project Delivery

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

32 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required