Civil and Environmental Engineering, Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)

Non-thesis only: 30 credits required

All Professional Master of Engineering Programs consist of 10 courses/30 credits. All students are expected to complete a preliminary course plan for their intended degree program. Degree planning worksheets can be found here: https://advancedengineering.umd.edu/degree-planning-sheets

All students must complete 30 credits of coursework within one of the following specializations. Courses listed under each option are pre-approved. Any other course a student wishes to take must be approved by an advisor. 

Geotechnical and pavements

Course Title Credits
Students can select from the following courses. All other courses must be approved by an advisor:30
Foundation Design
Pavement Engineering
Advanced Soil Mechanics
Advanced Foundations Systems
ENCE643
Advanced Pavement and Civil Engineering Materials
Geotechnics of Waste Disposal
Slope Stability and Seepage
Computational Geomechanics
Earth Retaining Structures
Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
QA/QC and Specification for Highway Materials
ENCE747

 Structures

Course Title Credits
Students can select from the following courses. All other courses must be approved by an advisor:30
Fundamentals of Structural Analysis
Finite Element Methods
Structural Dynamics
Steel Structures I
ENCE711
Concrete Structures I
ENCE714
Earthquake Engineering
ENCE716
Bridge Structures
Advanced Structural Systems

 transportation

Course Title Credits
Students can select from the following courses. All other courses must be approved by an advisor:30
Highway Traffic Characteristics and Measurements
Regional Transportation Planning
Urban Transportation
Urban Transit Planning and Rail Transportation Engineering
Airport Planning and Design
Highway Traffic Flow Theory
OR Models for Transportation Systems Analysis
Freight Transportation Analysis

project management

Course Title Credits
Core courses15
Project Cost Accounting and Finance
Introduction to Project Management
Legal Aspects of Engineering Design and Construction
Management of Project Teams
Project Risk Management
Electives chosen with advisor15

Environmental and water resources

Course Title Credits
Students can select from the following courses. All other courses must be approved by an advisor:30
Environmental and Water Resource Systems I
Hydrologic Analysis and Nonpoint Pollution Models
Geographic Information Systems for Watershed Analysis
Microbiological Principles of Environmental Engineering
Process Dynamics in Environmental Systems
Chemistry of Natural Waters
Environmental Behavior of Organic Pollutants
Environmental and Water Resource Systems II
ENCE752
ENCE753
Transformations of Organic Compounds in the Environment
ENCE756