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Program at a Glance

College of Engineering and Computer Science
Civil, Environ, & Constr Engr
U.S. News & World Report Best Grad Schools Civil Engineering Badge

Students enrolled in the Master of Science in Civil Engineering (M.S.) program can choose to pursue the Water Resources Engineering track, which trains students to manage the usage, storage, conveyance and interaction of water between the built and natural environment. Water resources engineers work on pipes, conduits, pumps, wells, dams, green roofs, roadways and dams. They consider ecology and the environment, climate change, hurricanes and storm surge, and large-scale systems such as rivers, estuaries and oceans.

The curriculum focuses on water resources modeling, hydraulics and surface and groundwater hydrology. Students also learn about climate change impact assessments, river engineering, hurricane storm surge modeling and stormwater management. With this degree specialization, you could work for utilities, water management districts and government agencies. 

Application Deadlines

December 1
July 1
July 1
January 15

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Civil Engineer
  • Dam Engineer
  • Drainage Engineer
  • Hydraulics Engineer
  • Water resources engineer

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