A female UMass Lowell student seen through the other side of a bridge model.

Prospective Students

A UMass Lowell faculty member and student working on horizontal and vertical bridge models.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell prepares you for an engineering career in local industry, consulting firms and state and federal research and regulatory agencies. Careers include structural, bridge and foundation design, highway and transportation design and planning, environmental impact assessment, planning, design and remediation and construction supervision.

UMass Lowell gives you the technical training and problem-solving skills that are valued in other professions. Graduates have gone on to careers in law, financial analysis, software development and business.

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The University helps you upgrade your engineering qualifications - at UMass Lowell or in graduate engineering programs elsewhere. Recent grads have successfully gone on to civil engineering graduate programs at M.I.T., U.C. Berkeley, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Cornell and the University of Illinois.

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