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Earn Your Master's Degree Online with Norwich University

Online Degrees Inspired by a Tradition of Military and Public Service

At Norwich, all of our degree programs balance theoretical knowledge with real-world practice so that our students graduate ready to make a tangible difference in their fields. Many of our students begin to make a difference even before they’ve completed their programs.

  • Shape Your Education: Tailor coursework with concentration options to build on your knowledge and meet your educational and professional goals.
  • Extensive Alumni Network: Norwich's alumni community has ties at the local, state, national and international levels of the law enforcement, information assurance and business fields.
  • Convenient and Accessible Learning: Our online classroom provides anytime access so you can complete classwork around your busy schedule.
  • Support from Day One: We work on your behalf today, when your circumstances change, and when you need additional assistance.
  • Credit Toward a Bachelor's Degree: Receive academic credit for your military training and education to help accelerate the completion of your bachelor's degree (up to 90 credits).

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

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Norwich University hosts numerous free webinars covering an array of civil engineering topics throughout the year. We will post upcoming webinars as they are scheduled.

In conjunction with SAME, we recently hosted a webinar titled Engineering Leadership Strategies for the 21st Century

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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:

Accounting (MBA)
2 concentrations available

Business Administration (MBA)
6 concentrations available

Business Analytics

Civil Engineering (MCE)
4 concentrations available

Criminal Justice (MS)

Cybersecurity (MS)
5 concentrations available

Diplomacy (MA)
4 concentrations available
Thesis option

History (MA)
4 tracks available
Thesis option

Information Systems
2 concentrations available

International Relations (MA)
5 concentrations available

Leadership (MS)
4 concentrations available

Military History (MA)
Degree electives
Thesis option

Nursing (MSN)
4 concentrations available

Public Administration (MPA)
9 concentrations available

Strategic Studies (MA)

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


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