"My classes would be not only to answer the questions of today, but also to ask questions about difficulties that might arise tomorrow. It is my hope that my students will leave the classroom as better learners and better people.”
What to expect at Saint Martin's
The Hal and Inge Marcus School of Engineering is housed in Cebula Hall (built in 2013)--the most environmentally friendly and energy efficient building with LEED Platinum Certification in the Western Hemisphere. Designed for students who want to make a difference, our engineering programs are led by a vibrant faculty who focus on quality of teaching and innovative research trends. Saint Martin’s students experience the latest in technology, tackle real-world issues and examine what it means to be an ethical engineer in the 21st century. Saint Martin’s is dedicated to developing well-rounded citizens who are ready to care for their communities and the environment.
View our program objectives and outcomes.
Additional benefits include:
- The BS in the Civil Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
- Five year program for academically qualified students: combine an undergraduate degree with a master's degree
- NEW! Industrial building (2016-17) includes labs for fluids, manufacturing, robotics and mechatronics, soils and materials testing
- Connection with local engineers and alumni through the Engineering Advisory Board (EAB), which advises students on their education and internships
4+1 dual degree program
Qualified students earn bachelor's and MCE, MME, or MEM in 5 years
Undergraduate students in civil engineering can start their master’s degree in either civil engineering or engineering management. Undergraduate students in mechanical engineering can start their master’s degree in mechanical engineering.
Research and internships
- Proximity to the Washington state capital allows for access to quality internships opportunities
- Students have had internships or gone on to work with Boeing, Intel, state and federal government agencies and local manufacturing and engineering firms
- Dean interviews and works with all senior students on their next steps
- STEM internships and career fairs offered each semester
- Students work side-by-side with faculty on research projects
There are diverse opportunities for students majoring in civil engineering. Careers in this field include:
- Design of buildings and bridges
- Urban planning
- Transportation engineering
- Geotechnical engineering
- Construction and engineering management
For a complete list of professional applications, visit "What Can I Do With This Major?". For additional information about how Saint Martin’s can help you find the career for you, visit our Career Center.