Graduate School

Structural Engineering: Bridge Analysis and Design Certificate

Learn the art and science of bridge design and analysis.

Use modern and advanced structural analysis tools and techniques to analyze bridge structures for static and dynamic loading conditions. The on-campus and online Structural Engineering: Bridge Analysis and Design certificate program also introduces students to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials load and resistance factor design (AASHTO LRFD) bridge design specification.

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Who is this certificate for?

This certificate is for qualified professionals who want to enhance their skill set and can be a foundation to continue toward a graduate degree. It is also valuable for degree-seeking students looking to develop a concentration that gives them an edge in their career path.

What you’ll learn

Learn to creatively apply the AASHTO LRFD provisions through practical exercises. Get the in-depth understanding of the techniques and theories for designing and analyzing bridges that it takes to be a professional in this field. 

What you need to know

  • This is a 9-credit certificate, with one required course (Bridge Design and Construction, 3 credits) to be taken spring semester. 
  • Elective course options include Prestressed Concrete Design, Concrete and Masonry Building Design, and Steel Design II.