Certificate in Structural Engineering

Graduate Certificate Program

Offered through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the graduate certificate in Structural Engineering focuses on four main areas: earthquake engineering design, concrete bridge design, extreme event design of structures, and building design. Upon completion of the certificate program in structural engineering, students will be able to design, analyze, and evaluate systems in structural engineering. 

Course Structure

The certificate is comprised of four courses (12 credit hours) within each area of focus, of which there are four options:

  • Earthquake Engineering Design
  • Concrete Bridge Design
  • Extreme Event Design of Structures
  • Building Design

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Admissions Requirements

Prospective students must fulfill the certificate admissions requirements through submission of a complete online application form and other documents as listed by the deadlines noted.

Please note: First-time international applicants may not apply directly to a certificate program. 

Current graduate students who wish to complete a certificate along with their master's or doctoral program must also follow the certificate admissions requirements, but may opt to have their transcripts and documents transferred from their previous application. Please contact [email protected] to make the request.

Transfer to Master's Program

Upon successful completion of a certificate program, students have the option to transfer credits to a full master's program at the School of Engineering & Applied Science, pending successful completion of the master's program admissions requirements. 

Please note: You must receive a B or higher in each course in order for it to transfer. Additionally, you must submit a new application for the selected master's program and provide the required documents and exam scores listed as part of the master's program admissions requirements.

For any questions, please contact [email protected].