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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

Develop novel solutions to society’s challenges at a national, state or local level with a research-oriented Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from UCF. The program reflects the very broad nature of the field, which encompasses the design, construction, operation, management and enhancement of the infrastructure of society. Conduct research in our world-class facilities under the guidance of professors who are working on federal-, state- and industry-funded projects. Explore the areas of civil engineering that are of interest to you, including structural analysis and design, geotechnical engineering and foundations, transportation planning and operations, traffic engineering, construction engineering, water resources engineering and smart cities.

You can apply for the program with a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree and plan for a career with consulting firms, academia or federal, state or local 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
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