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School of Engineering

M.S. programs in Civil and Environmental Engineering

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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is an interdisciplinary department that provides flexible and rigorous training within the intellectually rich environment of our highly ranked university. Master’s degree programs in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering address a diverse mixture of problems in fundamental engineering science as well as applications. Our faculty is involved in a diverse array of innovative research efforts focused on four key thematic areas: climate and energy, extreme events, health and the environment, and resilient systems. Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts is focused on applying engineering and science to help society anticipate and respond to emerging challenges at the intersection of people and natural and built systems.

We provide students with the best of both worlds: a student-centered experience at a top-notch research university. You’ll join small classes and immerse yourself in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research led by innovative faculty.

Master's degrees require a minimum of 30 SHUs and the fulfillment of the number of courses required by the program with grades of S (satisfactory) or at least a B-.

Part-time study

Getting on track for your next promotion or your next big job means working around your busy schedule. Our M.S. programs allow you to study part-time, so you can get back into the job market with your updated skills.