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||Coursework 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 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 advisor regarding these options.
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 34-semester-hour degree and certificate will require fulfillment of the 18-semester-hour construction management core.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering encourages students pursuing a GIEL certificate to complete their MS coursework requirements in their first year and their GIEL certificate requirements in their second year. Students who prefer to complete their GIEL certificate requirements in their first year are asked to speak with their MS degree advisor beforehand.
Master's Degree in Civil Engineering with Concentration in Construction Management with Graduate Certificate in Engineering Business
Students may complete a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with Concentration in Construction Management in addition to earning a Graduate Certificate in Engineering Business. Students must apply and be admitted to the Galante Engineering Business Program in order to pursue this option. The program requires the applicant to have earned or be in a program to earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Northeastern University. The integrated 32-semester-hour degree and certificate will require 16 semester hours of the core courses and 16 semester hours from the outlined business-skill curriculum. The coursework, along with participation in cocurricular professional development elements, earn the Graduate Certificate in Engineering Business.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
|CIVE 5221||Construction Project Control and Organization||2|
|CIVE 7220||Construction Management||4|
|CIVE 7230||Legal Aspects of Civil Engineering||4|
|EMGT 6305||Financial Management for Engineers||4|
|IE 6200||Engineering Probability and Statistics||4|
Complete one of the following options:
|Complete 14 semester hours from the course list below.||14|
|CIVE 8674||Master’s Report||4|
|Complete 10 semester hours from the course list below.||10|
|Complete 6 semester hours from the course list below.||6|
|Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 1|
|Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 2|
|Alternative Project Delivery Systems in Construction|
|Urban Informatics and Processing|
|Construction Equipment and Modeling|
|Advanced Soil Mechanics|
|Advanced Foundation Engineering|
|Data Management and Database Design|
|Customer-Driven Technical Innovation for Engineers|
|Product Development for Engineers|
|Lean Concepts and Applications|
|Data Mining for Engineering Applications|
or IE 7275
|Data Mining in Engineering|
|Reliability Analysis and Risk Assessment|
|Business Analysis and Information Engineering|
|Planning and Managing Information Systems Development|
|Deterministic Operations Research|
|Sustainable Engineering Systems for Buildings|
|Building Performance Simulation|
|Information Systems for Integrated Project Delivery|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
32 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required