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Civil Engineering

Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Civil Engineering

K-State CE's MS requires (i) 24 hours of coursework and 6 hours of thesis; or (ii) 28 hours of coursework and 2 hours of project; or (iii) for distance students - 30 hours of coursework and a final exam. The MS degree can be completed in one of the following areas of specialization:

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering

K-State CE's Ph.D. degree requires a minimum of 90 hours including at least 30 hours of research credit. Fifteen hours of coursework should be at the 800-level or above. Appropriate coursework from the Master's degree can be transferred to the Ph.D. program of study with the approval of the supervisory committee. A written preliminary exam must be taken by Ph.D. students. The preliminary exam must be completed within three years and at least 7 months before the final oral exam. A dissertation must be completed by all doctoral students. The final examination may be taken when the student has completed all requirements of the Program of Study as well as satisfied all other program requirements.