Civil and Environmental Engineering
Prepare to attend graduate school or improve your knowledge of civil and
environmental engineering to join the workforce. At Tufts, we provide the
opportunity for academically talented, highly motivated adult students, with at
least a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree (BS or BA) in any
discipline with the appropriate mathematics and science background. The
concentrated and rigorous Certificate program is particularly well-suited for
individuals preparing to re-enter the workforce, mid-level professionals
looking to move into the field of civil and environmental engineering or those
preparing for graduate school. Accepted students are required to develop an
individualized plan of study with their academic advisors, based on their
academic history and professional goals.
Who Should Apply?
A series of advanced certificate programs in Civil and Environmental Engineering
is offered, on a part-time or full-time basis, to qualified students seeking
professional training. The certificate program for each student is individualized,
so that many different focus areas in Civil and Environmental Engineering can be
accommodated. This four-course graduate-level program will update your skills and
broaden your knowledge in Civil and Environmental Engineering, through a
"design your own specialty certificate" taught by Tufts' renowned
faculty in Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Program of Study
The certificate requires four graduate-level courses in Civil and
Environmental Engineering. This flexible program allows the student
to cluster course electives around a particular interest or
specialty area. Courses may be chosen from our regular department
offerings or related fields. The Civil and Environmental Engineering
certificate can be completed in one year as a full-time program of
Four graduate-level courses are required for this certificate. Only 100-level
and 200-level courses count towards this certificate.
the complete list of Civil and Environmental Engineering courses. Students in
this program need to satisfy all course prerequisites listed on the Tufts Bulletin.
Completion of the certificate requires grades of B- or better in all courses with
a minimum GPA of 3.0. Courses numbered above 100 award graduate credit, and are
transferable into the Tufts Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering
program upon acceptance to the program. Completion of this program does not guarantee
admission to the graduate program in Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Please see the
Graduate Programs website for information about current tuition
How to Apply
For specific questions, contact the Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department, Professor Kurt
Pennell, (617) 627-3211.