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. Graduate-level students may also earn a certificate in Sustainable Infrastructure for Developing Nations. Find Out More!
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.