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Earn Your Master's Degree Online with Norwich University

Civil Engineering at Norwich University

Norwich University, the nation’s oldest private military college, has a long history with the engineering profession and was one of the first institutions to offer instruction in civil engineering in the United States. Many of its most notable engineering alumni, such as Grenville Dodge and Edward Dean Adams, have gone on to define the face of American engineering and the American landscape itself. Today, the David Crawford School of Engineering continues to be a center of innovation in experiential education, and is ranked among the top undergraduate engineering programs in the country.

Norwich University is offering a $3,000 scholarship to all SAME members pursuing an online master’s degree.

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Help bring practicality to the workforce.

I was still in the learning phase, so with this [degree], it helped me know what was expected and what is to be done in a higher capacity.

Raye Regis
Class of 2016
Construction Management Concentration


Master of Civil Engineering

Norwich’s MCE program consists of six courses, each delivered over 11 weeks in length for a total of 36 credit hours.

After completed foundational coursework, students tailor their online civil engineering degree by choosing one of the four technical tracks:

  • structural engineering
  • environmental/water resources engineering
  • geotechnical engineering
  • construction management

Admissions & Tuition

Eligibility Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally or national accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Fundamental courses may be required

Application Materials

  • Complete application form
  • Resume
  • Official transcript of your undergraduate degree
  • Letter of intent
  • At least one letter of recommendation from a professional or academic contact
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable

Tuition & Fees

  • $808 per credit hour (36 total credit hours)
  • $31,488 total tuition and fees
  • We accept military and veteran benefits
  • Tuition discounts available

Student Career Outcomes

Our graduates pursue a variety of roles, including*:

  • CAD/BIM Operator
  • Engineering Project Manager
  • Environmental Compliance Specialist
  • Hydrology Consultant

Our alumni work at top organizations, including*:

  • Appledore Marine Engineering
  • Delaware Department of Transportation
  • FTN Associates
  • Shell Techworks

*Source: Norwich University Master of Civil Engineering Graduate Survey, fielded March 2016.

Norwich's Online Graduate Degrees

Log in to a distinguished tradition with our acclaimed online programs for professionals with a strong desire to advance their careers, serve their communities, and enrich their lives.

Norwich's online graduate degrees include:

Business Administration (MBA)

6 concentrations available

Criminal Justice (MS)

Cybersecurity (MS)
5 concentrations available

Diplomacy (MA)
4 concentrations available
Thesis option

History (MA)
4 historical tracks available
Thesis option

International Relations (MA)
5 concentrations available

Leadership (MS)
4 concentrations available

Military History (MA)
Degree electives
Thesis option

Nursing (MSN)
3 concentrations available

Public Administration (MPA)
9 concentrations available

Strategic Studies (MA)


Upcoming Webinars

Norwich hosts numerous free webinars covering an array of civil engineering topics throughout the year. Upcoming webinars include:

Navigating the civil engineering job market to advance your career.

Learn how to decide a career path in civil engineering and the industry most applicable to it. 

Speakers: Master of Civil Engineering Program Coordinator Linda Ratsep and Program Director Dr. Tom Descoteaux

Date: Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020

Time: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST

Register now >>

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Earn your master's degree from a university with a nearly 200-year legacy of educating leaders.

  • Personal Support: Our advisors can guide you through the application process and provide support throughout your degree.
  • Shape Your Education: Tailor coursework with the choice of a concentration to strengthen your knowledge and meet your professional goals
  • Expert Faculty: Experience a high degree of interaction with our expert faculty, who bring a mix of academic and professional experience in their respective fields.
  • Extensive Alumni Network: Norwich's alumni community can help you make global connections at private businesses, industries, and government agencies.

Become a part of Norwich University's global community.

Take your career to the next level with a Master of Civil Engineering degree. Complete the form to talk with an advisor.