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Civil Engineering

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Upcoming Graduate Open House -
October 21

for Accounting, Engineering, Management, Computer Science, and Public Affairs master’s programs

The Master of Science in Civil Engineering at Merrimack reflects the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of the practice of engineering.

This program emphasizes a holistic, systems view of the various disciplines.  At its core, the curriculum provides formal instruction in the systems paradigm and in a set of mathematical tools appropriate to a particular focus area of interest and that will be used in subsequent courses.

Why a master’s in civil engineering?
This advanced study of civil engineering is ideal for individuals who are socially aware and would like to work with other professionals to solve societal problems.  Merrimack’s program applies the latest in high-tech equipment and sophisticated procedures to address challenges concerning our environment and infrastructures, including environmental, water resources, geotechnical, structure, and transportation and is unique designed to respond to the significant demands for advanced degrees for careers in civil engineering.  

Where will I work after graduation?
Civil engineering is a highly versatile degree allowing graduates to work in many different industries and professions.  Many civil engineers hold supervisory or administrative positions, from supervisor of a construction site to city engineer.  Others may work in design, construction, research, and teaching.

How long does it take to get a Master’s in Civil Engineering?
One year, full-time.  Part-time pathways are also available.