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Master Programs in Engineering Studies Civil Engineering Coastal Engineering

A master’s program allows students to further develop knowledge and abilities in their subject of study. Programs can last two to four years and help students stand out competitively in their field.

What is a Master in Coastal Engineering? Students who take this curriculum learn key issues that relate to providing environmentally friendly, sustainable, economically, and legally acceptable solutions to a variety of challenges facing coasts around the world. Topics of study may include natural coastal hazards, coastal storms and sea level rise, coastal ecology, coastal climate change, sustainable communities, and marine renewable energy. Most programs also require that students produce a research thesis, which calls for independent coursework and research.

One of the benefits of taking this program is students gain organizational skills that are beneficial in all areas of life. They also develop skills related to thinking critically and solving problems in a variety of situations.

One of the first considerations students have in regard to pursuing a master’s degree is the cost involved. Tuition and other fees can vary quite a bit from one school to another, so it helps for students to reach out and contact specific schools. Some programs may also offer scholarships or other financial aid.

Careers available for those with a master’s in coastal engineering can vary depending on the graduate’s interests. Jobs can be found in a variety of international locations and involve a number of varying roles. Some common job titles may include coastal engineer, project manager, instrumentation developer, teacher, coastal researcher, coastal zone manager, permit reviewer, and coastal surveyor. Employers may include private companies, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, or the government.

Programs are available at a number of international and domestic schools. Many are also available online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.