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Students in the MS in Engineering and Public Policy program have two concentrations from which to choose, Energy & Environment or Infrastructure Resilience. All students will complete 16 semester-hours of Gordon Engineering Leadership Coursework in addition to required concentration coursework.

Required GIEL Coursework

All students will be required to complete the following 16 Semester Hours of Gordon Engineering Leadership coursework.

ENLR 5121 Engineering Leadership 1 2
ENLR 5122 Engineering Leadership 2 2
ENLR 5131 Scientific Principles of Engineering 1 2
ENLR 5132 Scientific Principles of Engineering 2 2
ENLR 7440 Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 1 4
ENLR 7442 Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 2 4


Total Semester Hours Required: 36

Students pursuing the MS in Engineering and Public Policy with a Concentration in Energy & Environment with a Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership must complete 16 Semester Hours of required GIEL coursework and 20 semester-hours of Energy and Public Policy coursework.

Please refer to the Civil Engineering homepage for the most up-to-date course requirements and other program information.

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Energy & Environment Elective Options (choose one from each category)

Energy and Environment-Complete 4 semester hours of the following:

CIVE 7272 Air Quality Management 4
ENGR 5670 Sustainable Energy: Materials, Conversion, Storage and Usage 4

Environmental Systems Modeling – Complete 4 semester hours of the following:

CIVE 5275 Life Cycle Assessment of Materials, Products, and Infrastructure 4
CIVE 7388 Special Topics in Civil Engineering (Agent-Based Modeling) 4
CIVE 5261 Dynamic Modeling for Environmental Investing and Policy Making 4

Economics- Complete 4 semester hours of the following:

PPUA 5260 Ecological Economics 4
ECON 7210 Applied Microeconomic Policy Analysis 4
LPSC 6313 Economic Analysis for Law, Policy, and Planning 4

Public Policy and Analysis- Complete 4 semester hours of the following:

LPSC Strategizing Public Policy 4
PPUA 6506 Techniques of Policy Analysis 4
PPUA 6509 Techniques of Program Evaluation 4

Statistics- Complete 4 semester hours of the following:

CIVE 7100 Applied Time Series and Spatial Statistics 4
IE 6200 Engineering Probability and Statistics 4
IE 7280 Statistical Methods in Engineering 4
LPSC 7215 Advanced Quantitative Techniques 4