Free Online Civil Engineering Courses from Top Universities

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Free online civil engineering courses are available from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Utah State University. Students can download course materials from the Web and tap into a vast resource of relevant information.
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Free Civil Engineering Courses

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Utah State University make free online civil engineering courses available to the public. All that is needed is a home computer or laptop and an internet connection to access each course's respective resources.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT offers plenty of courses in civil engineering. These free online courses include topics like civil engineering materials and waste containment and remediation technology.

Utah State University

Utah State University offers free online courses in civil engineering. The fluid mechanics course is a lab-based course for civil and environmental engineers to explore fluid properties. Other topics include hydrostatistics, physical modeling, pipe friction and data collection. The uncertainty in engineering analysis course is an intro to statistics and probability in environmental and civil engineering.

Free Online Civil Engineering Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Project Evaluation course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory course from MIT Undergraduate Labs/video demonstrations Yes No Yes
Transportation Systems course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Database, Internet and Systems Integration Technologies course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes & exercises Yes Yes Yes
Waste Containment and Remediation Technology course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Probability and Statistics in Engineering course from MIT Graduate Text/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Advanced Fluid Dynamics of the Environment course from MIT Graduate Lecture notes Yes No Yes
Uncertainty in Engineering course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Carrier Systems course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Transportation Flow Systems course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Mechanics I course from MIT Undergraduate Lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Mechanics II course from MIT Undergraduate Text/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Fluid Mechanics course from Utah State University Undergraduate Textbook Yes Yes Yes
Uncertainty in Engineering Analysis course from MIT Undergraduate Text/class notes Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. ECPI University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor's - Electronics Engineering Technology
      • Bachelor's - Electronics Engineering Technology
    Associate's
      • Associate's - Electronics Engineering Technology
      • Associate's - Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    2. University of Delaware

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
      • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
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    4. Virginia College

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate: Network Engineering
  • Stanford, CA

    Stanford University

  • Durham, NC

    Duke University

  • Philadelphia, PA

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Online Programs Available
    8. Excelsior College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Nuclear Leadership)
      • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Without Concentration)
      • BS in Technology (Nuclear Technologies)
      • BS in Technology (Power Plant Technologies)
      • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Technology Management (Nuclear Technology)
    Associate's
      • Nuclear Engineering Technology / MBA dual degree
      • AAS in Technical Studies (Nuclear Technologies/Power Plant Technologies)
      • AS in Science in Technology (Power Plant Technologies)

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

ECPI University

  • Bachelor's - Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Associate's - Electronics Engineering Technology

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University of Delaware

  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Penn Foster High School

  • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
  • HS Diploma

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Virginia College

  • Associate: Network Engineering

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Excelsior College

  • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Nuclear Leadership)
  • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Without Concentration)
  • Nuclear Engineering Technology / MBA dual degree
  • AAS in Technical Studies (Nuclear Technologies/Power Plant Technologies)

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