Prospective Graduate Students
Housed in an outstanding university, UW CEE offers one of the world’s premier graduate programs in the field. UW CEE’s graduate programs are ranked #16 for civil engineering and #27 for environmental engineering for 2020, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Why UW CEE graduate studies?
UW CEE offers cutting-edge curriculum for graduate students pursuing a master’s or Ph.D. degree. Graduates enjoy rewarding careers in industry or academia, where they make a difference in the world.
- Learn what types of jobs alumni pursue after graduation.
- Learn about current graduate students in the program.
- Learn about CEE’s six research areas.
- Learn about study abroad program opportunities.
Master's degree program
A master’s degree can increase competitiveness in the job market, advance an existing career, or serve as a gateway to a Ph.D. degree. UW CEE offers master's degree programs in six specialty areas with thesis and Professional Master's Program options. Depending on the focus area, students can select from in-person or online courses or a combination.
Online master's programs
Pursue a master’s degree on a schedule that works for you with online courses taught by UW faculty. Four online master’s degree programs are offered:
- Construction Engineering
- Sustainable Transportation
- Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics
- Energy Infrastructure
The Doctor of Philosophy degree is intended for candidates with a high level of scholarship who are interested in conducting independent and original research in their chosen field of interest.