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PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering

A doctorate degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Portland State University is your first step toward furthering your career as a professional engineer.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration:  
Starting in: January, March, September
Tuition Fee: $724 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Break the mold and improve the lives of others with an advanced degree and modern technical training in civil and environmental engineering.

Our doctorate degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Portland State University offer research specializations that lead to real-world impacts in structural, geotechnical, environmental and water resources, and transportation. Our flexible curriculum allows students to select courses outside the major to tailor a degree to their interest, and our robust research activities fund many graduate research and teaching assistants in support of our mission.

What can I do with a doctorate in Civil and Environmental Engineering?

Civil and environmental engineers are in high demand. Civil and environmental engineers plan, design, manage and construct all of the public and private infrastructure that is the foundation of our modern society, including multimodal streets and highways, public transportation systems, water and wastewater distribution systems, energy systems, buildings, bridges and dams.

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Courses Included

  • Unit Operations of Environmental Engineering
  • Chemistry of Environmental Toxins
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Vibration Analysis in Structural Engineering