Civil and Environmental Engineering Graduate Program: General Track
- Graduate Certificate
Fee may apply
The mission of Stanford’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department is to advance education and research in engineering the built and natural environments, with a particular emphasis on long-term sustainability. We use technologies from materials science, physics, biology, mathematics, computing and the social sciences to ask how we can best design and manage the buildings and cities, dams and water systems, highway networks, and energy grids that support our daily lives.
The General track in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Graduate Program is an opportunity to explore our offerings. It is perfect for professionals looking to expand their skills or considering returning to academia to pursue a master's or PhD
Earning the Certificate
- Earn a Stanford Graduate Certificate in Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Complete four total courses, selecting at least one from each area.
- Begin your program any academic quarter that an applicable course is offered, subject to prerequisites.
- Take courses for graduate credit and a grade. Receive a B (3.0) or better in each course.
- Finish all course work within three years of adding the program.
- A degree in a related field with at least a 3.0 GPA.
- General familiarity with the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry.
Explore Other Tracks:
The General track is one of four tracks in the Graduate Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering. You may also be interested in these tracks:
- Virtual Design and Construction
- Project Risk Analysis and Assessment
- Venture Creation for the Real Economy
Note: you can only earn the certificate in one track.
To pursue a graduate program you need to apply.
Tuition is based on the number of units you take. See Graduate Course Tuition on our Tuition & Fees page for more information.
Time to Complete Certificate
1-2 years average
3 years maximum to complete
Submit an inquiry to receive more information.
Building the World Around Us (complete minimum of 1)
Understanding Risk and Finance of the Built Environment (complete minimum of 1)
Sustainably Powering our Built Environment (complete minimum of 1)