The Master of Science in Civil Engineering is awarded in strict conformity with the general requirements of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. A student may receive the Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a special option by specializing in one of the following courses of study: construction engineering; structural engineering; and transportation engineering. Students can choose the option of completing a thesis must include in their program 4 units of CE 594a and CE 594b . Total units for the degree is 28.
A general Master of Science in Civil Engineering without special designation is also given. Students pursuing this program will choose between the following special options: general, earthquake engineering, structural mechanics, water resources or ocean and coastal engineering.
A student who wishes to pursue the Master of Science in Civil Engineering without special designation and who has an interest in public works may take a selected sequence of 12 units in the USC Price School of Public Policy. For further information, see the Public Administration Professional Sequence section in the USC Price School of Public Policy .
For admission requirements, refer to Viterbi Graduate Degrees and Requirements at USC Viterbi School of Engineering .