Civil Engineering with Concentration in Data and Systems, MSCivE

This program is designed for students with career goals in transportation engineering and transportation planning. The degree requirements include core courses from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, complemented by electives in civil and environmental engineering and by related courses in applied mathematics, engineering, economics, policy, and management.

Degree Requirements With Report With Thesis Coursework Only
Required core courses 12 SH 12 SH 12 SH
Restricted electives 8 SH 8 SH 12 SH
Other electives 8 SH 4 SH 8 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 master's degree have the opportunity to also pursue one of the many engineering graduate certificate options in addition to or in combination with the MS degree. Students should consult their faculty adviser regarding these options.

Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership

Master's Degree in Civil Engineering with Concentration in Data and Systems with Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership

Students may complete a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with Concentration in Data and Systems 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 32-semester-hour degree and certificate will require 16 hours of adviser-approved data and systems engineering technical courses.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

Data and Computing
Complete at least 4 semester hours from the following:4
Remote Sensing of the Environment
Time Series and Geospatial Data Sciences
Engineering Probability and Statistics
Statistical Methods in Engineering
Introduction to Computational Statistics
Applied Statistics
Data-Driven Decision Support for Civil and Environmental Engineering
Urban Informatics and Processing
Special Topics in Civil Engineering (Random Data and Processing)
Geographical Information Systems
Data Mining for Engineering Applications
Data Mining in Engineering
Data Science Engineering with Python
Data Management and Database Design
Network Science Data
Systems and Sensors
Complete at least 4 semester hours from the following:4
Dynamic Modeling for Environmental Investment and Policymaking
Life Cycle Assessment of Materials, Products, and Infrastructure
Special Topics in Civil Engineering
Special Topics in Civil Engineering
Wireless Sensor Networks and the Internet of Things
Systems Engineering in Public Programs
Deterministic Operations Research
Probabilistic Operation Research
Network Analysis and Advanced Optimization
Complex Networks and Applications
Economic Analysis for Policy and Planning
Advanced Spatial Analysis of Urban Systems
Civil and Environmental Systems
Complete at least 8 semester hours from the following:8
Coastal Dynamics and Design
Climate Science, Engineering Adaptation, and Policy
Transportation Systems: Analysis and Planning
Hydrologic and Hydraulic Design
Special Topics in Civil Engineering
Critical Infrastructure Resilience
Water Engineering: Planning, Design, and Management
Performance Models and Simulation of Transportation Networks
Transportation Demand Forecasting and Model Estimation
Public Transportation
Supply Chain Engineering
Logistics, Warehousing, and Scheduling
Sustainable Design and Technologies in Construction
Sustainable Engineering Systems for Buildings

Complete one of the following options:

Coursework Option 

Complete the remaining semester hours from the electives list below.12

Report Option

CIVE 8674Master’s Report4
Complete the remaining semester hours from the electives list below.8

Thesis Option  

CIVE 7990Thesis8
Complete the remaining semester hours from the electives list below.4

Course Lists

Any core course not used to meet the core course requirements can be used as an elective, as can courses in the following table.

Electives List 

Sustainable Urban Transportation: Netherlands
Climate Hazards and Resilient Cities Abroad
Climate Adaptation and Policy Abroad
Construction Management
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Biological Processes
Environmental Physical/Chemical Processes
Hydrologic Modeling
Surface Water Quality Modeling
Advanced Traffic Control and Simulation
Data Visualization
Introduction to Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition
Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes
Lean Concepts and Applications
Simulation Analysis
Information Systems for Integrated Project Delivery

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

32 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required