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Civil & Environmental Engineering Doctoral Degree Requirements

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Course requirements for the Ph.D. degree vary according to the degree concentration selected by the student and the student’s dissertation committee.

There are no formal course requirements for the Ph.D. degree; however, a minimum of 12 credits of coursework must be taken beyond the M.S. degree. The student’s course of study, including both technical and non-technical courses as well as the dissertation topic, is determined by the student and the Dissertation Committee. Requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy concerning admission, residency, the preliminary examination, the dissertation, and the final examination are specified by the Graduate School elsewhere in this Bulletin.

A brochure containing detailed information on the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering is available from the Civil Engineering Graduate Program Director.

Additional requirements for a Ph.D. degree with a concentration in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering can be found in this Bulletin under the heading for the Environmental Engineering Program.