Civil engineers plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain facilities and systems that serve the basic needs of society.
Students in UMass Lowell’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering can earn bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in in engineering. We are the only public university in Massachusetts to offer an undergraduate major in Environmental Engineering.
Fall 2018 Undergraduate Enrollment - Civil
2017 Undergraduate Degrees - C&E
A service-learning capstone in Lowell and Haiti transformed Maureen Kelly’s civil engineering education — and her life. She now works for a firm that supports her ongoing volunteer work in Haiti and her mentoring of current students.
A former carpenter sidelined by the recession, Christopher Ingemi went back to school at Middlesex Community College and then transferred to UML. Now, thanks to his job in a lab, he’s completed his master’s in civil engineering and found a great job as a bridge designer.
Alum Lisa Brothers is an engineer. She is also an outspoken advocate for UMass Lowell.