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University of South Carolina is proud to offer more than 240 graduate degree programs and certificates. To learn more about a particular program, select a category and click on the program listing.

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Accountancy - MAcc
Advanced Athletic Training - MS
Advanced Practice Nursing - CGS
Aerospace Engineering - APOGEE - ME
Aerospace Engineering - APOGEE - MS
Aerospace Engineering - ME
Aerospace Engineering - MS
Anthropology - MA
Anthropology - PhD
Art Education - IMA
Art Education - MA
Art Education - MAT
Art History - MA
Art Studio - MA
Art Studio - MFA
Biological Sciences - MS
Biological Sciences - PhD
Biomedical Engineering - ME
Biomedical Engineering - MS
Biomedical Engineering - PhD
Biomedical Science - MS
Biomedical Science - PhD
Biomedical Studies - CGS
Biostatistics - DrPH
Biostatistics - MPH
Biostatistics - MSPH
Biostatistics - PhD
Business Administration - MBA
Business Administration - PhD
Business Administration - PMBA
Business Analytics - PBAC
Chemical Engineering - ME
Chemical Engineering - MS
Chemical Engineering - PhD
Chemistry - MS
Chemistry - PhD
Civil Engineering - APOGEE - ME
Civil Engineering - APOGEE - MS
Civil Engineering - APOGEE - PhD
Civil Engineering - ME
Civil Engineering - MS
Civil Engineering - PhD
Program Message
Thank you for your interest in the PhD Degree, Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Carolina. We offer five program areas of study: Environmental, Geotechnical, Structures, Transportation and Water Resources. Applications are accepted Spring/Summer/Fall but with limited graduate level courses offered summer sessions. We are currently expanding the course offerings in Railway Engineering to meet the growing demands of the rail industry for workforce development.
Program Details
School/College: Engineering and Computing
Major: Civil Engineering
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Academic Bulletin: Go to Online Bulletin
Program Website: Visit Program Website
Graduate Director: Fabio Matta (803) 777-1917
Program Contact: Karen Ammarell (803) 777-9482
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Required Documents
  • Written Statement of Intent, 1-2 pages in length. Clearly indicate the program area of interest and summarize the motivation to pursue graduate studies.
  • Curriculum Vitae to include: Education, General Research Interests, Publications, Computer Skills, Work Experience, Teaching Experience, Awards & Honors, GRE/TOEFL scores where applicable. Any additional information pertinent to your application.
  • Each applicant should submit at least two letters of recommendation.
  • The general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for all students entering the Ph.D. degree programs.
  • Scores from the TOEFL exam are required from international students whose native language is not English.
  • IELTS scores are accepted where TOEFL is not available.
Applicable Terms
  • Applications accepted for this program: Spring, Summer and Fall
  • Graduate level course offerings are limited Summer Sessions
  • For courses offered: https://ssb.onecarolina.sc.edu/
Deadlines
  • Spring - Sept 1
  • Summer - March 1
  • Fall - May 1
  • International applicants should have the application submitted and all supporting documents finalized 1 month prior to above noted deadlines to allow for the VISA process.
Area(s) of Concentration
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water Resources
Clinical Nursing - MSN
Clinical-Community Psychology - PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - PhD
Community Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing - MSN
Comparative Literature - MA
Comparative Literature - PhD
Computer Engineering - APOGEE - MS
Computer Engineering - APOGEE - PhD
Computer Engineering - MS
Computer Engineering - PhD
Computer Science - APOGEE - MS
Computer Science - APOGEE - PhD
Computer Science - MS
Computer Science - PhD
Cost Management - PBAC
Counselor Education - CGS
Counselor Education - EdS
Counselor Education - PhD
Creative Writing - MFA
Criminology and Criminal Justice - MA
Criminology and Criminal Justice - PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - EdD (Fully Online/Accelerated Term)
Cyber Security Studies - PBAC
Drug and Addiction Studies - CGS
Dual Degree - Accountancy/Law - MACC/JD
Dual Degree - Biomedical Sciences/Medicine - PhD/MD
Dual Degree - Criminology and Criminal Justice/Law - MA/JD
Dual Degree - Earth and Environmental Resources Management/Law - MEERM/JD
Dual Degree - Economics/Law - MA/JD
Dual Degree - English/Library and Information Science - MA/MLIS
Dual Degree - Epidemiology/Environmental Health Sciences - PhD/PhD
Dual Degree - Health Information Technology/Pharmacy - MHIT/PharmD
Dual Degree - Hospitality Management - PhD (NTNU - Taiwan)
Dual Degree - Human Resources/Law - MHR/JD
Dual Degree - International Business/Law - IMBA/JD
Dual Degree - International Hospitality and Tourism Management - MIHTM (NTNU - Taiwan)
Dual Degree - Journalism and Mass Communications/Law - MMC/JD
Dual Degree - Public Administration/Law - MPA/JD
Dual Degree - Public Administration/Social Work - MPA/MSW
Dual Degree - Public Health (General)/Medicine - MPH/MD
Dual Degree - Public Health (General)/Pharmacy - MPH/PharmD
Dual Degree - Public Health (Health Promotion, Education and Behavior)/Social Work - MPH/MSW
Dual Degree - Public Health (Health Services Policy and Management)/Law - MHA/JD
Dual Degree - Public Health (Health Services Policy and Management)/Social Work - MPH/MSW
Dual Degree - Public History/Library and Information Science - MA/MLIS
Dual Degree - Social Work/Law - MSW/JD
Dual Degree - Sport and Entertainment Mgmt - MSEM (NTNU - Taiwan)
Dual Degree - Sport and Entertainment Mgmt - PhD (NTNU - Taiwan)
Early Childhood Education - PhD
Earth and Environmental Resources Management - MEERM
Economics - MA
Economics - PhD
Educational Administration - EdS
Educational Administration - MEd (Fully Online/Accelerated Term)
Educational Administration - PhD
Educational Psychology and Research - MEd
Educational Psychology and Research - PhD
Educational Technology - MEd
Electrical Engineering - APOGEE - ME
Electrical Engineering - APOGEE - MS
Electrical Engineering - APOGEE - PhD
Electrical Engineering - ME
Electrical Engineering - MS
Electrical Engineering - PhD
Elementary Education - MAT
Engineering Management - MS
English - MA
English - MAT
English - PhD
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems - PBAC
Environmental Health Sciences - MPH
Environmental Health Sciences - MS
Environmental Health Sciences - PhD
Epidemiology - MPH
Epidemiology - MSPH
Epidemiology - PhD
Exercise Science - MS
Exercise Science - PhD
Experimental Psychology - MA
Experimental Psychology - PhD
Foreign Languages - MAT
Foundations of Education - PhD
French - MA
Genetic Counseling - MS
Geography - MA
Geography - MS
Geography - PhD
Geological Sciences - MS
Geological Sciences - PhD
German - MA
Gerontology - CGS
Health Communications - CGS
Health Information Technology - MHIT
Health Information Technology - MHIT (Fully Online/Accelerated Term)
Health Nursing - MSN
Health Promotion, Education and Behavior - DrPH
Health Promotion, Education and Behavior - MPH
Health Promotion, Education and Behavior - MPH (Fully Online/Accelerated Term)
Health Promotion, Education and Behavior - MSPH
Health Promotion, Education and Behavior - PhD
Health Services Policy and Management - DrPH
Health Services Policy and Management - MHA
Health Services Policy and Management - MPH
Health Services Policy and Management - PhD
Higher Education and Student Affairs - MEd
Higher Education Leadership - CGS
Historical Archaeology and Cultural Resources Management - CGS
History - MA
History - PhD
Hospitality Management - PhD
Human Resources - MHR
Information Security - MS
International Business - IMBA
International Business - MIB
International Hospitality and Tourism Management - MIHTM
International Studies - MA
Journalism - MA
Journalism and Mass Communications - MMC
Language and Literacy - MEd
Language and Literacy - PhD
Library and Information Science - CGS
Library and Information Science - MLIS
Library and Information Science - PhD
Library and Information Science - SLIS
Linguistics - MA
Linguistics - PhD
Marine Science - MS
Marine Science - PhD
Mass Communications - PhD
Mathematics - MA
Mathematics - MAT
Mathematics - MMath
Mathematics - MS
Mathematics - PhD
Mechanical Engineering - APOGEE - ME
Mechanical Engineering - APOGEE - MS
Mechanical Engineering - APOGEE - PhD
Mechanical Engineering - ME
Mechanical Engineering - MS
Mechanical Engineering - PhD
Media Arts - MA
Museum Management - CGS
Music - MM
Music Composition - DMA
Music Conducting - DMA
Music Education - MAT
Music Education - MMED
Music Education - PhD
Music Performance - CGS
Music Performance - DMA
Music Performance - MM
Music Piano Pedagogy - DMA
Non Degree - ND
Nuclear Engineering - APOGEE - ME
Nuclear Engineering - APOGEE - MS
Nuclear Engineering - APOGEE - PhD
Nuclear Engineering - ME
Nuclear Engineering - MS
Nuclear Engineering - PhD
Nurse Anesthesia - MNA
Nursing Administration - CGS
Nursing Administration - MSN (Online/Accelerated Term)
Nursing Practice - DNP
Nursing Science - PhD
Pharmaceutical Sciences - PhD
Philosophy - MA
Philosophy - PhD
Physical Activity and Public Health - MPH
Physical Education - MAT
Physical Education - MS
Physical Education - PhD
Physical Therapy - DPT
Physician Assistant Studies - MS
Physics - MS
Physics - PhD
Play Therapy - CGS
Political Science - PhD
Psychiatric Rehabilitation - CGS
Public Administration - MPA
Public Health - CGS
Public Health-General (Preventive Medicine Program) - MPH
Public Health-General - MPH
Public History - MA
Qualitative Research - CGS
Railway Engineering - PBACC
Rehabilitation Counseling - MRC
Retailing - MR
School Psychology - PhD
Sciences - MAT
Secondary Education - MT
Social and Behavioral Health with Military Members, Veterans, and Military Families - CGS
Social Studies - MAT
Social Work - MSW
Social Work - PhD
Sociology - MA
Sociology - PhD
Software Engineering - MS
Spanish - MA
Spanish - PhD
Special Education - MAT
Special Education - MEd
Special Education - PhD
Speech Pathology - MSP
Speech-Language Pathology - MCD
Sport and Entertainment Mgmt - MSEM
Sport and Entertainment Mgmt - PhD
Statistics - MS
Statistics - PhD
Statistics, Applied - CGS
Statistics, Applied - MAS
System Design - MS
Teaching - MEd
Teaching - MEd (Online/Accelerated Term)
Teaching and Learning - PhD
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - CGS
Theatre - MA
Theatre - MAT
Theatre - MFA
Women's and Gender Studies - CGS
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