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Civil Engineering Undergraduate Program

Faculty work closely with students at Detroit Mercy

The efforts of civil engineers make the world a better place. 

You'll receive a broad-based education and design experience that enables you to address complex and multi-faceted Civil Engineering problems.

The program provides:

  1. A global vision and approach to problem identification, formulation and solving in areas such as infrastructure, environment and facilities;
  2. A management knowledge base in areas such as ethics, communication skills, team concepts and value judgment; and
  3. A three-term real world engineering work experience through the co-operative education program.

Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABETBachelor of Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Program highlights include:

  • Four-year, interdisciplinary program, with courses in civil and environmental engineering
  • Not sure which path to choose - civil or environmental?  Your advisor can help you when it's time.
  • Three mandatory co-ops mean you'll earn a salary while gaining professional experience
  • Small class sizes with personal attention from faculty
  • Multiple career options in areas related to building planning, design and construction
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    Five-Year Bachelor-Master Program in Civil Engineering

    We offer a combined Bachelor and Master of Civil Engineering program for well-prepared high school school students entering as freshman.

    Advantages of an accelerated 5-year program:

    • Some courses during your senior year count towards both undergraduate and graduate requirements.
    • Ability to take some graduate courses at the undergraduate tuition rate
    • Some of your undergraduate financial aid is extended through your year of graduate study.

    If you meet admission criteria and maintain a 3.25 GPA, you may have your bachelor's and master's degrees within 5 years.

    Learn more about the admission and degree requirements for this 5-year accelerated program.

    Apply to the five-year bachelor/master’s program.

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