Masters Civil Engineering Texas, Masters Program Civil Engineering Texas, Graduate

Civil Engineering MSCE Degree

Graduate Admissions


Civil Engineering Department:
Phone 903.566.7273

Degree Information:
Dr. Mena Souliman
Phone: 903.565.5892

Graduate Admission Information:

The Office of Graduate Admissions STE 345
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd
Tyler Texas 75799


Program Information

Program Tracks: Research, Professional Practice, and Technical and Management Development

Hours: 30

Time to Degree: Can be completed in 2 years

College:  Engineering

Total Program Tuition Cost: Estimated tuition for full-time, in-state on-campus enrollment is $14,148. Tuition varies by delivery method and hours taken per semester. Calculate your estimated tuition with the tuition calculator.

Scholarships/Financial Support Available: Yes

Student Research Opportunities Available: Yes

Application Instructions

Admission Requirements

Bachelor's Degree: A bachelor's degree in a civil engineering program accredited by the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission is required. Students who have not earned such a degree will be required to complete prerequisite coursework before starting the MSCE program as determined by the MSCE graduate coordinator.

Test Score Required: Satisfactory score on the General Test (verbal and quantitative) of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or three years of engineering experience (US only).

Additional requirements for applicants with bachelor’s degrees from foreign institutions include Proof of English Proficiency as outlined here.

GPA: Satisfactory grade point average on the student’s last four semesters of academic study and last 60 semester credit hours of upper division undergraduate or graduate courses.

Letters of Recommendation: No

Resume/Curriculum Vitae: No

Admissions Essay: No

Deadlines: University deadlines apply. Summer admission is not offered to international applicants.

UT Tyler Civil Engineering Graduate Student Research:


Career Outlook: A graduate degree in civil engineering is essential for faculty positions and for employment in certain research and development programs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, starting salaries in the civil engineering field are among the highest paid. Graduates from UT Tyler’s MS in civil engineering program have gone on to jobs ranging from working with state highway departments and oil companies to designing buildings and water systems. For more information, visit Occupational Outlook Handbook - Civil Engineers.

Salary Information: See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is O*Net.

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