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Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering

Program Details


Bachelor of Engineering


On campus


Department of Civil, Environmental & Ocean Engineering1.201.216.5194[email protected]
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Learn the versatile skill set needed to build a successful career in civil engineering.

Civil engineering is one of the most visible technical fields. It draws on aspects of physics, mathematics, project management, and many other areas. In addition to planning, designing and supervising the construction of public facilities — skyscrapers, roads, bridges, ports, irrigation systems and more — civil engineers are also involved in business, managing natural resources, addressing climate hazards, and modern societal challenges of all kinds.

In the civil engineering program at Stevens, you'll pursue a broad-based curriculum that provides a firm foundation in engineering, as well as substantial experience in the humanities and business engineering management. Within the sequence of civil engineering courses, you have the flexibility to focus in structural, geotechnical, water resources, environmental engineering, and construction management. You'll thoroughly explore mechanics, and develop a strong foundation in science, mathematics and computation. While earning your bachelor of civil engineering, you'll also receive hands-on, industry experience through senior design projects, co-ops, and study abroad programs.

Studying in the heart of the tri-state area, you'll be surrounded by modern marvels of civil engineering, as well as some of the top firms in the field. Partnerships with industrial firms, engineering consulting firms and construction contractors in the public and private sector, as well as various government agencies, offer an array of opportunities to connect with the real-world of civil engineering.

An ABET Accredited Program

The Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), https://www.abet.org.

Engineering Career Opportunities

The civil engineering bachelor’s program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success. Career opportunities include:

  • Civil Project Engineer

  • Site Engineer

  • Structural/Bridge Engineer

  • Construction Engineer

  • Water Resources Engineer

  • Civil Infrastructure Engineer

  • Geotechnical Engineer

  • Project Manager

Companies Hiring Civil Engineers:

Tishman Construction, Thornton-Tomasetti Engineering, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Stantec Construction, Turner Construction, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)

Interesting Engineering: Stevens Civil Engineering Program #4 in the U.S.

Interesting Engineering released a list of the top 10 colleges and universities for civil engineering, citing the Stevens program as one of the best with an average starting salary of $56,000. 

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