Persons interested in pursuing a doctoral degree must contact the Chair of the Civil Engineering Department well in advance of admission to the Graduate College. Preliminary screening of candidates and program planning for those admitted are essential features of the Ph.D. program. Programs are offered with specialization in the following general areas:
The qualifying examination is written and/or oral, and the preliminary examination is written and oral. In addition, one of the following requirements must be satisfied:
- Satisfactory completion of a foreign language examination conducted by the Department of Modern Languages & Cultures.
- Completion of a humanities-social study program approved by the Department of Civil Engineering.