The field of Civil and Environmental Engineering represents challenging and rewarding
professions that serve the needs of the public at all levels from locally to internationally.
Our graduates practice in local, state and government agencies; small, medium and
large consulting firms both domestic and internationally to launch careers in fields
such as law, medicine and venture capitalism.
Each graduate student works out an individual degree plan with their advisor tailored
to their needs. There are six academic areas to choose from. The degree requires
the completion of at least 30 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree, including
a research thesis for which no more than six credit hours may be granted. The non-thesis
option (32 credit hours) may be permitted at the discretion of the student’s advisory
Successful completion of a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, with a minimum 3.0 GPA
on a 4.0 scale. Additionally, B.S. degrees in MATH or PHYS may be considered.
Documents required for admission review, in addition to transcripts
GRE test score completed within the past 3 years
3 professional recommendation letters from those such as academic advisors and former
professors who can address applicant’s academic record and potential for master level
Statement of Interest (about 2 pages) indicating the desired area of study, explaining
how prior academic and professional experiences have prepared the applicant for MS
level study, and how the MS program will contribute to the applicant’s goals
OSU and the Stillwater community in general are especially affordable places for graduate
students. Oklahoma State University's estimation of a graduate student's annual costs
is $18,820 for Oklahoma residents, $29,150 for out-of-state students, and $34,588
for international students.