Structural Engineering Graduate Certificate Program

This certificate program is particularly appropriate for those who wish to gain specialized knowledge in one of the following tracks: earthquake engineering design of bridges and buildings, extreme event design of structures to resist the effects of accidental explosions and vehicular collision, concrete bridge design using the LRFD approach, or building design using the LRFD approach.

To obtain the certificate, the student must complete a total of four courses as indicated below.
 

Course Program

Earthquake Engineering Design:
Methods of Structural Analysis (CE 6202)
Structural Design to Resist Natural Hazards (CE 6342)
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (CE 6404)
Advanced Earthquake Engineering Topics (CE 6800)

Concrete Bridge Design:
Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures (CE 6301)
Pre-stressed Concrete Structures (CE 6302)
Bridge Design (CE 6310)
Advanced Bridge Design Topics (CE 6800)

Extreme Event Design of Structures:
Methods of Structural Analysis (CE 6202)
Structural Design to Resist Natural Hazards (CE 6342)
Advanced Finite Element Analysis (CE 8330)
Advanced Blast Resistant Topics (CE 6800)

Building Design:
Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structures (CE 6310)
Structural Design to Resist Natural Hazards (CE 6342)
Design of Steel Structures (CE 211)
Advanced Building Design Topics (CE 6800)

For information on the program’s admissions requirements and contact information, please visit the GW Graduate and Professional Programs site.