Ready to tackle real-world issues, help solve problems in your community and examine what it means to be an ethical engineer in the 21st century? Civil engineering may be the right major for you.
Why Saint Martin's University
Saint Martin’s is dedicated to developing well-rounded citizens who are ready to care for their communities and the environment. Our civil engineering program will prepare you with the education necessary to be successful in the fields of industry, government and academia. Because of Saint Martin's liberal arts foundation, the BSCE program is designed to meet the needs of this growing industry and equip students with practical skills that are utilized and valued in the job market.
Civil engineering program highlights
- Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
- New, state-of-the-art industrial building considered most environmentally friendly and energy efficient with LEED Platinum Certification in the Western Hemisphere
- Facility includes labs for fluids, manufacturing, robotics and mechatronics, soils and materials testing
- 4+1 dual degree program: qualified students earn bachelor's and master's in five years
- Connection with local engineers and alumni through advising board for education and internships
Hear it from a Saint
"In our classes and our labs we’re taught to communicate our ideas every day: through our calculations, through our graphs, through diagrams and through our words."
Cleo Pineda '18
4+1 dual degree program
Qualified students earn bachelor's and MCE, MME, MEM or MSCS in five 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.
Civil engineering careers
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
Proximity to the Washington state capital allows for access to quality internships opportunities, and STEM internships and career fairs offered each semester. Students have had internships or gone on to work with:
- State and federal government agencies
- Local manufacturing and engineering firms