The amount of external funding awarded annually to UToledo’s Department of Civil Engineering
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The graduate civil engineering program at The University of Toledo focuses on research. Our program’s strength — its emphasis on giving students practical skills and knowledge that translate to jobs. UToledo civil engineering graduates are in high demand worldwide.
Our graduate students in civil engineering work closely with outstanding faculty researchers who are developing new knowledge in the field.
Graduate students choose a specialty research focus within one of four civil engineering concentrations:
Practical skills that lead to jobs. Work with our outstanding faculty to develop new knowledge in the field and solve problems for government agencies and industries. Civil engineering master’s and doctoral students have assessed bridge safety and created plans to fix potholes. Employers worldwide clamor for our students because of their real-world skills. They hire UToledo alumni for positions at all levels of engineering.
Financial support. Most full-time civil engineering graduate students receive aid — fellowships and teaching and research assistantships, which include a stipend and tuition waiver.
M.S. options. Select one of three civil engineering master’s degree options:
J.D./M.S. dual degree. If you’re interested in intellectual property and patents, UToledo's combined J.D./M.S. program allows you to acquire a law degree and a master’s degree in engineering simultaneously.
Sustainability focus. The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering explores tools and issues of sustainability in all of its programs.
High levels of faculty interaction. Civil engineering faculty work closely with students on research and as advisors.
More than 95% of UToledo civil engineering M.S. graduates enroll in a Ph.D. program or find employment as practicing engineers in:
Our master’s graduates have pursued doctoral studies at many prestigious universities, including:
Nearly 90% of graduates in our Ph.D. program land positions in research and development, as well as academia as faculty or post-doc fellows.
Graduates of UToledo’s civil & environmental engineering master’s and Ph.D. programs have worked at:
Civil engineering graduate students balance course work in their focus area with thesis, project or dissertation work and electives.
Civil Engineering Graduate Program Sample Classes
The goal of our civil engineering graduate degree program is to educate researchers who contribute new knowledge to the field. This is precisely what our expert faculty members do as they engage students in their research in many civil engineering fields, including:
Graduate students choose a focus research area within their concentrations. In the past, students have focused on:
Civil engineering graduate students and researchers work in state-of-the-art research laboratories and engineering computing laboratories, including:
UToledo civil and environmental engineering researchers have been funded by local, regional, national and international agencies, including: