Cal State LA offers a Master's program in Civil Engineering, which prepares graduate students for careers in design, research, industry, education, and for further study toward a doctoral degree in the field.

M.S. Civil Engineering

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Who Should Apply

Anyone with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or a related field is eligible for our program - designed to accommodate the needs of working professionals.

Application Requirements

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Study in the Heart of Los Angeles

Conveniently located near downtown Los Angeles, Cal State LA is easily accessible by major freeways.

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State of the Art Research Facilities

From earthquake safety to sustainability, you'll have access to the College of ECST's cutting-edge facilities to carry out your research.

Up to 80% Less Tuition

Our tuition and fees are 50% - 80% lower than the other universities in Southern California. U.S. News & World Report recognized Cal State LA for its affordability, ranking among the top 10 in the West for graduates with least debt.

At our top-ranked engineering program, a Master's Degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Cal State LA is a great value for the quality education you will receive.

Prepared for Your Future

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After This Program You Are

  • Equipped with specialized knowledge in Civil Engineering disciplines of your choice - Construction, Environmental, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, Water Resources
  • Prepared to be a leader in both public and private sectors
  • Ready to pursue a Ph.D. degree

Simple To Apply

GRE and Recommendation letters are NOT required
Minimum GPA of 2.75
(Promising applicants with GPA between 2.5 and 2.74 may be admitted and are encouraged to apply)

Application Period

SPRING 2024: August 1, 2023 - October 15, 2023
FALL 2024: October 1, 2023 - February 15, 2024

Reach Out

Contact us with questions about the program
Email: [email protected]