The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Howard University is a vibrant department offering the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Master of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Areas of specialization include Geotechnical, Environmental, Structural, Transportation and Water Resources. These are exciting times to study civil and environmental engineering. As our Nation's infrastructure is eroding, civil engineers are being called to address the grand challenges of restoring, protecting, and improving our Nation's infrastructure with a keen eye on sustainable, green design. At Howard University, faculty and students are involved in interdisciplinary research involving collaborations with departments both within Howard and external to Howard, and have made distinct inroads in research and education within our field.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering educates leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, researchers and professionals with an international awareness. Over the years, our alumni have continued to make strong impacts on our profession and society. Howard University's location in Washington, DC affords students with unique opportunities to interact with government agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), local contractors, companies and industrial affiliates.

Thank you for visiting us, and we hope to see you on our campus soon.


Kimberly L. Jones, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair

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