Ph.D. Program

As a Ph.D. student in civil engineering at the Russ College, you’ll choose from environmental, geotechnical, structures, and transportation engineering to focus your research and apply your significant expertise to ongoing and original studies in collaboration with our expert faculty in the Ohio Research Institute for Transportation and the Environment.

Program Requirements

  • GRE required
  • Passing a written qualifying examination
  • Minimum of 27 hours of course work beyond the M.S. degree, plus 33 hours of research/dissertation
  • Comprehensive examination required

Course Offerings

More information about the academic courses offered in our Ph.D. program can be found by searching the University Registrar's online Course Catalog