Civil Engineering Undergraduate Program

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Develop your community

Design the framework that shapes the world.

Use high-tech tools to build roads, bridges, dams and buildings from the ground up.

With a civil engineering degree, you can pave the way to a better future.

Why major in civil engineering at Missouri State?

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Take your classes in top-notch facilities

Have the tools and spaces you need to become a civil engineer. You’ll study and train in newly renovated labs and classrooms - all in one building.

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Find future job leads

Our program has close ties with many local engineering companies. You can intern/work for them as you complete your degree, which can lead you to full-time jobs.

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Receive personalized attention and help

You won’t be lost in the numbers. Small class sizes help you get to know your faculty and classmates.

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Make a difference in your community

Like to compete and meet new friends? You can join engineering clubs, attend events and enter competitions.

Partners for your success

Missouri State offers engineering in cooperation with Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T). 

This means:

  • All your courses are taught on Missouri State’s Springfield campus.
    • Missouri S&T offers the engineering courses.
    • Missouri State offers the non-engineering courses.
  • Your engineering degree will be granted from Missouri S&T.

The cooperative engineering programs are open to all Missouri State students.

Become a civil engineer

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Careers and outcomes

Create society's vital structures.

Degree options

Go big: Pursue two degrees

As you complete your engineering degree from Missouri S&T, it’s possible to earn a second degree (dual major) from Missouri State at the same time.

Check with your advisor for more details.

Resources for current students

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