The online Master of Science in Civil Engineering: Construction Engineering program prepares graduates to lead the large infrastructure projects of today and tackle the challenges of the future in this dynamic industry. Earning your master’s degree in the field can lead to increased job opportunities and career advancement.
Growing Job Demand
As the country pushes to invest in modernizing and replacing its aging infrastructure — roads, bridges, airports and other critical systems — heavy construction engineers and management professionals are increasingly in high demand.
At the same time, heavy construction projects are becoming more complex due to advances in technology and materials, environmental and energy concerns, legal issues and new management practices. These factors have heightened the need for engineering professionals with advanced training and degrees in the field.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction managers earned a median annual salary of $89,300 in 2016, and civil engineers earned a median salary of $83,540.
Wide Range of Opportunities
Graduates of this program find positions as project engineers, senior construction managers, construction project managers, owner's representatives and other related job roles. Our alumni work around the world at many of the leading companies in the industry.