Missouri University of Science and Technology
Civil engineers plan, design, build and maintain roads, buildings, water treatment facilities, landfills and many other structures. Today's civil engineers are developing the infrastructure of the future and improving many things that affect our daily lives.
As a civil engineer you will plan, design and supervise construction of bridges, dams, interstate highways and buildings. Service to the community, its development and improvement are fundamental aspects of a civil engineering career.
Where do civil engineers work?
Job opportunities exist in consulting (municipal services, transportation, hazardous waste mitigation); government agencies (state departments of transportation, city planners, municipal engineers); and industry (structural engineers, construction, project managers/analysts).
Missouri S&T's Civil Engineering program has been ABET accredited since 1936.
Civil engineering is a versatile degree – graduates work in many different industries and professions.
Communication skills are key. You'll work with and communicate with other engineers, specialists and the public.
Civil engineers are creative. Many projects you will work on will have tight budgets and schedules that you'll have to manage.
Civil engineering is high-tech. Next-generation systems, sensors, remote monitors and construction methods are driving the profession.
Average starting salary for S&T civil engineering grads: $54,717.