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 and master's degrees in engineering and doctoral degrees in engineering and chemistry-environmental studies. We are the only public university in Massachusetts to offer undergraduate majors in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering.
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The UMass Lowell Edge
When Sadrac Noel graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, he could look back on many twists and turns in his path – and one professor who was always there for him.
The founders of what has become a multimillion dollar premium, all-natural cookie dough and ice cream sandwich company hold degrees in engineering.
Alum Lisa Brothers is an engineer. She is also an outspoken advocate for UMass Lowell.