Stony Brook University

Civil Engineering, Advanced Graduate Certificate

Program Description

The Advanced Graduate Certificate is designed to serve students interested in furthering their education in civil engineering. Perspective students for this program include engineers from other disciplines who are interested in developing basic knowledge in civil engineering. The certificate program is also designed for civil engineers who are looking for additional technical depth in civil engineering. This program is also a good fit for practicing engineers looking for continuing professional development credits. The Office of Professions in the New York State Education Department requires continuing education for the Professional Engineering license. The graduate certificate in civil engineering allows practicing engineers the opportunity to obtain a graduate certificate while also fulfilling the continuing education requirement for licensure.

Focus Areas

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Coastal Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geosystems Engineering
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Structural Engineering and Mechanics
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Smart Civil Infrastructure Systems

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Specialized Engineering Roles
  • Consulting Engineering
  • Academic and Research Positions
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Project and Construction Management

Target audience


Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

Bachelor’s Degree

Program Type

Certificate Program

Expected Outcomes