Master of Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering's Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) is a nine-month program that offers an education for students with a bachelor's degree in engineering (or related field), focused on real-world problems of societal relevance.  

Master of Engineering students participate in projects together with faculty in the CEE department, many of which come from MIT faculty research and consulting work.

Supportive environment

The Master of Engineering program offers a supportive environment in the department and integration with other students, faculty and staff. There are plenty of networking opportunities throughout the year, which include seminars, group discussions, and project-based learning. To see upcoming seminars and descriptions, visit the CEE Events section.

Admission Requirements

Please visit the CEE admissions page for admission requirements.

Due to the heavy subject load, financial assistance in the form of research assistantships and teaching assistantships are not available for M.Eng. candidates.


Graduate Admissions
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 1-290
Cambridge, MA 02139

Faculty Leadership

Professor John Ochsendorf

Professor Elfatih Eltahir