Carnegie Mellon University

Our Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate degree programs allows you to develop deep knowledge in a specialized concentration of one of our focus areas, while rounding out your education with challenging interdisciplinary course work. Our focus areas include:

  • Advanced Infrastructure Systems (AIS)
  • Environmental Engineering, Sustainability and Science (EESS)
  • Mechanics Materials and Computing (MMC)

Other degree title options are also offered if you are interested in a more specialized curriculum.

Our program is flexible to accommodate your individual career and academic goals, a unique feature that allows you to explore your interests fully.

Life After the MS

A CEE degree can be both challenging and rewarding and our students master fundamental and cutting edge skills and are prepared with life skills for continuous learning, entrepreneurship, communications and problem solving. These highly marketable skills can give you a competitive edge when seeking post-graduate employment or deciding to continue a planned area of study.

For students looking to enter the workforce, the Carnegie Mellon Career and Professional Development Center is an important resource for graduates, providing them with valuable resources to aid in their career search.

CEE Virtual Visit

COVID-19 Update: On-Campus Visit Opportunities Remain on Hold

One of the many impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak is that we're unable to welcome you for an on-campus visit. There are opportunities for you to experience Carnegie Mellon without leaving home.

Our Graduate Admissions team is available via open Zoom chat to answer any questions you may have about our programs and our application process. To set up a one-on-one meeting please schedule a time with us:

If you prefer to send an email you can reach our Graduate Admissions Office at