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NOTE: Pursuing an advanced degree in Civil Engineering generally requires an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering or closely related discipline.

What is Civil Engineering?

Civil Engineers design, build, and maintain the infrastructure of modern civilization. The products of civil engineering include roads, bridges, buildings, tunnels, dams, railroads, airports, docks, harbors, canals, offshore structures, water distribution systems, and waste water treatment facilities.

What do Civil Engineers do in the Army?

On the battlefield, Army civil engineers support the combined arms team by building and repairing roads, bridges, railroads, pipelines, airfields, ports, buildings, utilities, and base camps. Army engineers also manage the design, construction, maintenance and repair of facilities and infrastructure at Army installations worldwide.

What kinds of Master's Degree disciplines are common in the field?

Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Construction Engineering, and Engineering Management.

Top Civil Engineering Programs for Army Officers:
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Standford University
  • Georgia Tech
  • Virginia Tech
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
West Point faculty members have attended graduate school through the Army. As a result, they`re familiar with most American universities and would be happy to advise you on this discipline as you consider your options. Feel free to give them a call at: (845) 938-4093 or (845) 938-4099. When you do so, make sure to identify yourself as a CSP-GRADSO holder.

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