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Ph.D. Program + Curriculum

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 highlights:

  • 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