Master of Science in Civil Engineering

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Master of Science in Civil Engineering
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • A master of science in civil engineering equips engineers to advance in various industrial or academic career fields that emphasize high-level and collaborative research
  • An M.S. in civil engineering can serve as a step toward a Ph.D. in engineering, or it can provide the experience and credentials needed to increase competitiveness in the job market
  • Following specialization programs are available:
    • structural engineering/structural mechanics,
    • environmental engineering,
    • transportation engineering, and
    • construction engineering management
  • MSCE students choose between a thesis (Plan I) and a non-thesis (Plan II) track
    • Thesis students will research, write, and defend a master’s thesis
    • Non-thesis students will complete non-thesis research and pass a comprehensive examination
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1575246 INR
Insurance292960 INR
Total292960 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • An undergraduate engineering degree from an ABET-accredited program
  • Applicants who do not meet this criterion but who have an outstanding academic record in an engineering degree program not accredited by ABET, or in a baccalaureate degree program in a related field, may be admitted on probation
  • Students admitted in this category will be required to complete a sequence of undergraduate courses in addition to the normal requirements of the M.S. in Civil Engineering
  • This set of extra requirements will be specified in writing at the time of admission to the program
  • GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate degree major courses attempted
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

PTE: 53

GRE: Accepted
  • The GRE general test is required for all applicants who did not receive a BS degree from a program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Committee of ABET 

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