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Fast Track Your Career and Increase Your Expertise

Designed to help practicing engineers advance, the Certificate in Professional Practice in Civil Engineering Infrastructure offers an individualized graduate program in a flexible part-time or full-time format. Learn the most up-to-date engineering, theory and techniques taught by UWM’s renowned faculty.

NEW Scholarship for Fall 2023/Spring 2024 New Students: Get Your Second Course Free

New students who enroll in at least two courses in the Professional Practice in Civil Engineering Infrastructure Certificate program in Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 are eligible to receive the Professional Practice in Civil Infrastructure one-time scholarship, enabling them to take two courses for the price of one. No scholarship application is necessary; all newly enrolled students are automatically eligible. Valid for tuition and differential tuition. Limit one complimentary course scholarship per student. Available to domestic students only. Don’t delay: When scholarship funds are gone the offer will no longer be available.

Certificate Benefits

Individualized program, designed in tandem with the department chair and program manager, to meet your goals.

–No GRE required.

–Five course, 15 credit certificate.

Licensure preparation addresses the gap between the curriculum completed at the undergraduate level and the required knowledge required in licensure in civil engineering.

Broaden and strengthen knowledge in the areas of engineering mechanics, or environmental, geotechnical, structures, transportation, or water resource engineering.

Coursework can be tailored to meet the need of working professionals using evening, hybrid (in-person/online) and fully online courses, after consultation with the certificate program coordinator.

100% of your certificate credits count towards a master’s degree. Earning the Professional Practice in Civil Engineering Infrastructure Certificate also means that you’re halfway to your master’s degree, if you choose.

Program Type

Graduate Certificate

Program Format

On Campus, Online
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What to Expect

All students complete five courses (15 credits). A minimum of six credits are required at the 700-level or above. As a student, you will work with the department chair and program coordinator to design a program tailored to meet your individual goals.

Faculty

Sarah Blackowski
  • Assistant Professor of Engineering Education, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Andy Dressel
  • Scientist II, Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Lab Manager, Bicycle and Motorcycle Engineering Research Laboratory, EMS W301
Rani Elhajjar
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Department Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Andrew Graettinger
  • Associate Dean for Research, Engineering & Applied Science Office of the Dean
Sam Helwany
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jin Li
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Qian Liao
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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  • Lawrence E. Sivak '71 Professorship
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Director, Institute for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation (IPIT)
  • Founder and Director, Safe and Smart Traffic Lab
Adeeb Rahman
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Tom Shi
  • Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Founder and Director, Automated, Connected & Electric Mobility Systems Lab
Konstantin Sobolev
  • Lawrence E. Sivak '71 Faculty Fellowship
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Habib Tabatabai
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Director, Structural Engineering Lab
Hani Titi
  • Lawrence E. Sivak Faculty Fellowship
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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  • Lawrence E. Sivak '71 Professorship
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jian Zhao
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Advising

Therese Crary
  • Advisor, Graduate Programs
  • Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Health Informatics
Bob Packard
  • Advisor, Graduate Programs
  • Civil/Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering
Contact
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Contact Info: ceas-cem@uwm.edu

Street Address
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Milwaukee, WI 53211

Mailing Address
College of Engineering & Applied Science
P.O. Box 784
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0784