The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree program as well as a blended B.S. + M.S. program. Links to these programs are provided below.
In addition, the Department offers M.S. degree programs with specializations in Transportation Planning and Water Engineering. These specialized degree programs are offered in cooperation with the College of Architecture and Environmental Design and the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences, respectively.
Questions regarding the Civil and Environmental Engineering Graduate Program should be directed to the Department's Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Bing Qu.
A complete application to the MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering requires:
Application deadlines are posted (http://admissions.calpoly.edu/applicants/graduate/deadlines.html). The statement of purpose is where students declare which topic they want to focus on (Environmental, Geotechnical, Structures, Transportation, Water) and can highlight information about themselves that is not quantified in their GPA and GRE scores.
The Blended program is for current Cal Poly undergraduates in the Civil and Environmental Program. This application requires students to develop a research plan with a faculty advisor prior to applying . Once a research plan is developed the application process is: