Master of Science in Civil Engineering atUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

Course Commencement Date 2 Jan , 2023 View all dates


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • A master of science in civil engineering equips engineers to advance in various industrial or academic career fields that emphasize high-level and collaborative research
  • An M.S. in civil engineering can serve as a step toward a Ph.D. in engineering, or it can provide the experience and credentials needed to increase competitiveness in the job market
  • The department offers specialization programs in the fields of:
    structural engineering/structural mechanics,
    environmental engineering,
    transportation engineering, and
    construction engineering management
  • Supporting courses are offered in geotechnical engineering, optimization, engineering law, and other areas
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  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #169

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021

    • #148

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #147

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 15,60,005
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 2,08,890
TotalINR 2,08,890

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.86


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 16ᵗʰ December 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • An undergraduate engineering degree from an ABET-accredited program
  • Applicants who do not meet this criterion but who have an outstanding academic record in an engineering degree program not accredited by ABET, or in a baccalaureate degree program in a related field, may be admitted on probation
  • Students admitted in this category will be required to complete a sequence of undergraduate courses in addition to the normal requirements of the M.S. in Civil Engineering
  • This set of extra requirements will be specified in writing at the time of admission to the program
  • GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate degree major courses attempted

3 year degree accepted



Marks - 80/120


Marks - 53/90


Marks - 6.5/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

Other eligibility criteria
  • The GRE general test is required for all applicants who did not receive a BS degree from a program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Committee of ABET 
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Request three (3) letters of recommendations from professional references
    • Notification emails will be sent to the identified recommenders who will then submit their recommendation electronically

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Important Dates

Aug , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Jan , 2023

Course Commencement Date 2


May , 2023

Course Commencement Date 3

Joseph F. Volker International Scholarship
Rs. 1,22,445
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
Caroline and Charles W. Ireland International Student Scholarship
Rs. 1,63,260
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more

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