Students build a concrete canoe for ASCE competition.
Hands-on learning is the heartbeat of our department.
You'll learn a variety of skills on your journey.


Montana Tech's Civil Engineering Department empowers students to identify and solve complex engineering problems by applying engineering, science, and mathematics principles through the ABET-accredited bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Montana Tech. A Master's degree option is also available. Dedicated faculty are at the forefront of their field, with numerous opportunities to assist in ongoing research available to both graduates and undergraduate students.

100% Career Outcome Rate

Most years. See our outcomes. 

Internships Encouraged

For all students 

$83K Average Starting Salary
Civil Engineering, B.S.

This ABET-accredited program boasts a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Your professors will know you and your goals, and help you reach them. In addition to hands-on class time, you can expect an immersive program where internships and research opportunities are integrated so you walk onto your first jobsite after graduation fully prepared.

General Engineering, M.S. - Civil

A Master of Science student may elect to focus on Civil Engineering. Within the civil engineering field, students may opt to further concentrate focus on structural engineering, geotechnical, and water hydraulics or hydrology fields. Thesis and non-thesis options are available. Research is encouraged.

Montana Tech Civil Engineers Build the Society of the Future
See why Civil Engineering Students Choose Montana Tech.
Learn More About Civil Engineering

Meet the faculty that guides our department, and explore their areas of expertise and research.


The American Society of Civil Engineers allows you to network and compete in competitions. Learn more about the student chapter and how to support the club's efforts.


We're proud of our accreditation by the by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

Talk to a Civil Engineering Advisor.

We'll answer your questions and help you get started.

Dr. Liping Jiang
Associate Professor, Department Head