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Ph.D. On Campus

Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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About

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering & Construction (CEEC) at University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers a number of areas of engineering leading to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Civil and Environmental Engineering.

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Overview

Specific areas of engineering that are currently available include Construction, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, and Water Resources/Environmental. 

The Civil and Environmental Engineering degree at University of Nevada, Las Vegas in chosen area is awarded based on the scholarly contribution provided by the candidate in his/her area of research. It is expected that the PhD candidate should demonstrate in depth knowledge in the subject matter of his/her chosen area of expertise. 

Learning Outcomes

The student learning outcomes are:

  • An ability to develop, evaluate, and assess new techniques, skills, and tools to solve complex engineering and construction related problems.
  • An ability to acquire extensive engineering and construction knowledge in the area of their expertise (construction, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources/environmental).
  • An ability to critically read and analyze literature, develop research hypothesis, and create methodology to solve research problems related to the area of their expertise.
  • An ability to collect and analyze research data interpret and synthesize the findings through peer reviewed conference proceedings and journal papers.
  • Effectively communicate technical and research information.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Cost Analysis and Estimating
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Construction Estimating for Infrastructure Projects
  • Construction Engineering Management
  • Foundations of Big Data Analytics for Infrastructure Applications

Key information

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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

Other requirements

General requirements

Post-Master's Subplan

  • The applicant to this subplan must have a Master of Science in Engineering degree or equivalent with a major in civil engineering or a closely allied field. Students with non-engineering backgrounds will be required to complete a set of coursework requirements that will ensure successful completion of the Ph.D. specialization.
  • A minimum post-baccalaureate GPA of 3.20 on a 4.00 scale (4.00=A) or equivalent is required for admission.
  • The CEEC Graduate Program Committee (GPC) and Graduate Coordinator make all the final decisions after the review of each applicants records and admissions information.
Post-Bachelor's Subplan
  • The applicant to this subplan must have earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree or equivalent with a major in civil engineering or a closely allied field.
  • A minimum baccalaureate overall GPA of 3.20 on a 4.00 scale (4.00=A) and GPA of 3.5 for the last 60 credits is required for admission.

Tuition Fee

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    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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