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University of California - Davis — Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Program Type:
Master's International
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Degrees Awarded:
Civil Engineering (MS)
Admissions Deadlines:

March 15th

Admissions Cycle:

Apply between January 1 and March 15th for Fall admission

Program Start:
Typically Fall
Program Founded:
February, 2009


Up to 5 credit hours for Peace Corps service. Award of 25% teaching assistantship and in-state fees to accepted graduate students who have also applied to the Peace Corps simultaneously.

Disclaimer: The TA position is provided “if available” and “if applicant is qualified”.  


The University of California at Davis offers a MS degree in Civil Engineering. The degree requires three quarters of in-residence coursework prior to Peace Corps service. Students can opt for either a thesis tract (MSI) or comprehensive examination tract (MSII). Students take coursework appropriate for their MS degree as well as to prepare them for their Peace Corps assignment. They take electives available in their particular area of interest (e.g., environmental, water resources, transportation, structural, geotechnical engineering).


Earned B.S. degree in engineering or the sciences with a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Non-engineering degree applicants will be considered but "make up" engineering course work at the undergraduate level will be required. GRE score is required.

For inquiries about Master's International, call 855.855.1961 x1812.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Dr. Jeannie Darby

One Shields Avenue
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Davis, California 95616
(530) 752-5670

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