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    • School of Engineering

      • Kirkbride Hall
      • tel: 610-499-4037
      • fax: 610-499-4059
    • Dr. Ronald L. Mersky

    • Jill Gilbert

Master of Science in Engineering, Civil Engineering

Why Widener?

civil engineering

Learn from Practicing Professionals

Classes are taught by a mix of full-time faculty and practicing professionals, and all are leaders in their fields with the expertise to bring contemporary issues and state-of-the-art methods into the classroom. All graduate programs are offered in the evening, and students can choose to complete the program full time or while working.

civil engineering

Land Development Certificate

Participants who complete this post-baccalaureate certificate can expect to acquire specialized technical knowledge, enhance project management skills, better understand the legal, social, and economic environment in which land development occurs, and network with other practitioners.

state of the art labs

State-of-the-Art Labs for Practical Research

Water resources, structural, and geotechnical laboratories (including a 6 m x 6 m x 6 m soils testing box) provide students with the facilities needed for conducting applied research.


Potential Careers

  • Consulting
  • Government work
  • Construction
  • Land and development
  • Industry

Recent Employers

  • Aecom Technology Corporation
  • Turner Construction
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Pennoni Associates
  • Urban Engineers
  • O'Donnell & Naccarato Structural Engineers
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Duffield Associates