Master of Science in Civil Engineering - 100% Online

Master of Science in Civil Engineering -- 100% Online

The Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) degree is offered 100% online through J.B. Speed School of Engineering at University of Louisville, which ranks as one of the best graduate schools for engineering (U.S. News and World Report).

Our degree is designed for those who have attained a bachelor's in civil engineering and want to expand their knowledge and skills in transportation engineering or other areas of the civil engineering profession.

Our innovative curriculum, convenient delivery and the expertise of award-winning faculty provide an educational experience you won't find anywhere else. This graduate degree is offered 100% online to give you the ability to maintain your professional and personal life, while getting your advanced degree in civil engineering.

MSCE Degree Value

  • Knowledge and skills to help you take your career further
  • Credentials to increase your earnings
  • Opportunities to network with other professionals across the globe
  • Courses are available anytime, so you can fit education in your daily schedule
  • No campus attendance is required
  • Distinguished faculty with industry experience and a strong commitment to applied research teach online and on-campus courses
  • A dedicated advisor assists students throughout the program
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    CEE Electives (choose 6 courses for 18 credit hours)

    CEE 560 – Traffic Engineering (3)

    CEE 562 – Geometric Highway Design (3)

    CEE 563 – GPS Theory and Application (3)

    CEE 565 – GIS Applications to Transportation (3)

    CEE 573 – Groundwater Hydrology (3)

    CEE 590 – Applied Logistics in Transportation (3)

    CEE 626 - Masonry Design (3)

    CEE 660 – Transportation Planning and Urban Development (3)

    CEE 661 – Environmental Analysis of Transportation Systems (3)

    CEE 663 - Advanced Traffic Operations (3)

    CEE 664 – Fundamentals of Intelligent Transportation Systems (3)

    CEE 665 – Pavement Design (3)

    CEE 694 – Building Information Modeling (3)

    CEE 694 – GPS Theory and Applications (3)

    Non-CEE Electives (6 credit hours)

    GEOG 558 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)

    EM 694 – Special Topics in Engineering Management (3)

    Thesis Option or Technical Electives (6 credit hours)

    Total Credit Hours = 30

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International students will not be issued a U.S. visa if admitted to the Master of Science in Civil Engineering online program, since there are no campus attendance requirements. All courses in the program are taught 100% online, allowing you to attain the entire degree from the comfort of your home and at any time convenient for you, regardless of your current location, anywhere in the world.

Most foreign citizens are not eligible for federal student aid from the U.S. Department of Education. There are, however, some instances in which noncitizens may be eligible for financial aid from the U.S. federal government. Visit or [PDF] to learn more.

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