Master of Science in Civil Engineering

With the Kennesaw State University Online Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, you will gain expertise in a representative list of topics that will provide you the skills needed to succeed in today's civil engineering world. Program courses cover a variety of civil engineering disciplines, including structural geotechnical, water resources, environmental, and transportation. You’ll also have the flexibility of an online degree that is designed for experienced professionals where you’ll be able to balance your full-time job with your studies. The program is also available in a hybrid format allowing participants to take courses on campus and engage in various research projects. Students have an opportunity to earn this advanced degree by either thesis or coursework-only options

The courses in this online civil engineering masters program will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to:

  • Prepare for the Professional Engineering Exam 
  • Learn materials and analysis methods
  • Obtain the master’s degree employers demand
  • Earn a higher salary
  • propel your career to management-level
  • teach at the college level

As a graduate civil engineering student, you will learn to train others in technical content as well as to develop effectiveness in the areas of communication, fiscal management, and project control. The program curriculum is designed to help you become a leader in civil engineering who can capably handle high-level technical challenges as well as the management of teams for large, complex civil engineering projects.



KSU master civil engineering students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Format: Online, Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 30 Total Hours

Entry Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Two-year Program

Application Deadlines:

  • Spring, November 1st
  • Fall, July 1st
  • Summer, April 1st
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Admissions Requirements

  • Online Graduate Application - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended.  Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to
  • Statement of Purpose (Can be uploaded into the online application) 
  • Successful applicants will have a bachelor's degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program. 
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Civil Engineering Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Academic Excellence – The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is committed to maintaining high academic standards. As an MSCE student, you must maintain a 3.0 GPA to be able to graduate from the program.

  • Flexibility – With our 100% online civil engineering masters program, you can pursue your education and career goals while having the flexibility to balance work, study and home life.

  • Innovative Research – The Civil Engineering program is located within KSU’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET), which places a high regard on research to advance the understanding in all aspects of engineering. The College has state-of-the-art labs and facilities, and dedicated research centers like the Center for Advanced Materials Research and Education, to conduct a wide range of innovative research projects year-round.

What can you do with a Civil Engineering degree?

  • Civil Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Waste/Water Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Civil Engineering Salary and Career Information 

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kennesaw State University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Marietta Campus
Civil Engineering Technology, Building L
Room #L-101 Arnston Drive, MD # 9055
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: (470) 578-4377

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