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UMass Lowell Civil Engineering students work on a 3-D model

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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

  • David Nader

    Civil Engineering

    Transferring from Middlesex Community College, David is now the mix captain for UMass Lowell’s 2012 concrete canoe team, in charge with devising a concrete formula that can withstand being molded, transported and paddled — and stay afloat.

  • Lisa Brothers

    Civil Engineering

    Alum Lisa Brothers is an engineer. She is also an outspoken advocate for UMass Lowell.

  • Chris & Paula White

    Engineering

    The founders of what has become a multimillion dollar premium, all-natural cookie dough and ice cream sandwich company hold degrees in engineering.

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