The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Delaware offers three degree programs following ABET accreditation standards:
- Civil Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Construction Engineering and Management
Students can choose a focus from multiple concentrations and take advantage of a wealth of opportunities, including study abroad, undergraduate research, the honors program, internships and co-op experiences, and a 4+1 program that allows students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree at the same time. Undergraduate Programs Overview >>
The department offers the following graduate degree and certificate programs:
- Master’s degrees: Master of Civil Engineering (MCE); Master of Applied Science (MAS); Master of Science in Ocean Engineering (M.S.)
- Dual Degree: Master of Civil Engineering/Master of Business Administration (MCE/MBA)
- Ph.D. Degrees: Ph.D. in Civil Engineering; Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering
- Certificate: Graduate Certificate in Railroad Engineering
Students pursuing graduate degrees in Civil Engineering can choose from the following concentration areas: Civil Infrastructure Systems, Coastal Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, and Water Resources Engineering. Graduate Programs Overview >>
Research in civil and environmental engineering is often an interdisciplinary endeavor. Our faculty specialize in six main areas (listed below) but frequently cross group and departmental boundaries to collaborate with experts in other areas, ranging from materials science to biochemistry to oceanography.
- Civil Infrastructure Systems
- Coastal & Ocean
- Environmental & Water
The new institute links faculty and students from all of UD’s seven colleges, including health sciences, physical sciences, environmental sciences, behavioral and social sciences and public policy.read more
An entrepreneurial team based at the University of Delaware is working to commercialize a system that could make infrastructure such as bridges and pipelines safer.read more
Nii O. Attoh-Okine, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware, named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.read more
Oct. 11: Denver Alumni Meet & Greet
Join us at Wynkoop Brewery on Thursday, October 11 from 5 – 7 p.m. Meet Sue McNeil, department chair, and enjoy the company of colleagues and friends from UD. We would like to hear about your experiences after UD, as well as keep you up to date on the exciting new programs and events happening at UD right now.
Undergraduate Research Spotlight
Civil Engineering senior Rachel Schaefer explores how vegetation can reduce erosion of Delaware River island
Civil Engineering graduates are employed or pursuing further education.
Environment Engineering graduates are employed or pursuing further education.
UD-CEE ranked 17th in nation
The National Research Council (NRC) study of doctoral programs in the United States ranked UD’s doctoral programs in civil and environmental engineering ranked 17th nationwide in research activity. Click here to learn more about our graduate programs.