MSCE Construction Engineering

Area of Emphasis - Construction Engineering and Management

Course Requirements: 32 credits total – 24 credits coursework, 2 credits of graduate seminar, and minimum 6 credits of thesis.

Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Construction Engineering or related engineering field.

Required of All Master's Students:

Course Number Course Name Credits
CE 691 Graduate Seminar (2 semesters, 1 credit each) 2
CE 599 Thesis - Major Advisor 6


Construction Electives*:

Course Number Course Name Credits
CE 571 Sustainable Design and Construction 3
CE 577 Project Controls 3
CE 573 Construction Law 3
CE 574 Principles of Written Construction Documents 3
CE 575 Construction Safety 3
CE 578 Design of Temporary Support Structures 3


Other Available Courses:

  1. Other Civil Engineering courses.
  2. Civil  Engineering Special Topics courses - offered occasionally by a faculty member on a specific topic.  Course number is listed as CE 598.  Check the schedule each semester for these courses.
  3. Applicable Architecture and Urban Planning courses.
  4. Applicable Management courses. 

Students must work with their faculty advisor to identify appropriate elective courses (construction and non-construction) for this degree program.

This degree is a thesis-only program. Please consult the UNM catalog under Civil Engineering for details.

**Course offerings are subject to change each semester based on enrollment and instructor availability.