Civil Engineering

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Learn how to plan, design, construct, and operate facilities and systems that are essential to modern life and infrastructure, such as bridges, highways, airports, dams, waste treatment, and more.  


  • Global Campus (Online)
  • Pullman
  • Tri-Cities

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Master's


  • Hands-on, experience-focused curriculum
  • High job-placement rates at all degree levels
  • Senior capstone design course gives you direct engineering experience before graduation
  • Award-winning and engaging faculty who collaborate with industry and government partners
  • Graduates will be ready to obtain a Professional Engineering license
  • Join WSU’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers to network with professionals, attend regional or national conferences, and participate in contests 


With a Civil Engineering degree, you can work in: 

  • Architectural and engineering firms 
  • Oil and natural resource industries 
  • Consulting firms
  • Environmental remediation and cleanup
  • Utility companies 
  • Telecommunications businesses 
  • Aerospace manufacturing companies 
  • Government and nonprofit agencies 

Transfer Students

WSU accepts credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and CLEP exams, associate degrees, Running Start and more.  

You’re considered a transfer student at WSU if you’ve received college credit post-high school.  

Use our Transfer Course Search Tool to determine what courses you need to take at your current institution to transition to WSU smoothly. 

Admission to WSU and admission to your desired major are two separate processes. Contact your academic department for specific requirements and prerequisites unique to your major.   


Complete the General Scholarship Application to be eligible for 700+ WSU scholarship programs, including ones specifically for a major you’re interested in. Use our search tool to find more scholarships outside WSU.  

Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to be considered for scholarships, grants, loans, and other forms of aid. 

Internships, Jobs, and Work-study

Find hundreds of student-friendly jobs, internships, and work-study opportunities with our WSU student job board, Handshake. You can also check with departments for internships specific to a major. 

Get advice and learn more at the Academic Success and Career Center. 

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Degree Options

Civil Engineering

  • Pullman
  • Tri-Cities

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering

  • Global Campus (Online)

Master of Science in Civil Engineering

  • Pullman

Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

  • Pullman
  • Tri-Cities

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering

  • Pullman
  • Tri-Cities

Constraints Management

  • Global Campus (Online)

Industrial Leadership

  • Global Campus (Online)

Project Management

  • Global Campus (Online)

Quality Management

  • Global Campus (Online)

Systems Engineering Management

  • Global Campus (Online)

Supply Chain Management

  • Global Campus (Online)

Low Impact Development Training

  • Global Campus (Online)


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