The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers highly acclaimed undergraduate and graduate programs of study.

The department’s faculty includes internationally renowned scholars and researchers as well as clinical professors and adjunct faculty who bring extensive professional practice experience to the classroom. State-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes, faculty-student interaction, high job placement rates, and the success of our graduates all attest to the excellence of our programs. The department also offers opportunities for scholarships, research assistantships, internships, and design project experience.

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Environmental Engineering

Architectural Engineering and Design (AE&D) Minor

Combined BS/MS Degree Program

Minor in Environmental Engineering

Please also explore our special programs including undergraduate honors, certificates and minors, internship opportunities, and study abroad.

Graduate Programs

We offer master of science (MS) and doctor of philosophy (PhD) degrees in civil and environmental engineering through the Northwestern University Graduate School.

Master of Science (MS) in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Civil and Environmental Engineering

These degrees can be obtained in one of five concentration areas:

Affiliated Programs

Master of Project Management (MPM)

Master of Science in Executive Management for Design and Construction (EMDC)

Master of Science in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics