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Graduate Programs | Civil and Architectural Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Civil Engineering student Leith Sheets

Welcome Graduate Students!

As a prospective graduate student in the Civil & Architectural Engineering Department, we know you'll have questions. We're here to answer them. Get to know our department by exploring the research areas to the right, view our process to apply, our quick start program, and information on funding and application deadlines.

We offer state of the art facilities, classes from qualified instructors, and a great learning environment. To schedule a visit to the University of Wyoming, click here. Be sure to mention your interest in a graduate degree in engineering.

Degrees and Enrollment

The following Graduate Degrees are currently offered through the department:

  • Masters of Science in Architectural Engineering
  • Masters of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Masters of Science in Environmental Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Civil Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary PhD in Hydrologic Science

Current Enrollment:

  • The current Graduate Program Enrollment is approximately 60 students (30 Masters/30 Ph.D.) and the number of graduate students is continuing to grow each year.

Graduate Requirements

Masters Degrees  (2 years average completion time):

  • Plan A, Thesis: 26 Hours of Graduate Coursework, 4 Hours of Thesis Research, and a Thesis
  • Plan B, Non-Thesis: 30 Hours of Graduate Coursework and a "Plan B Paper"

Doctoral Degrees  (3-5 years typical completion times):

See the General Bulletin for more information on degree requirement

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