The Department of Civil Engineering has proudly contributed to outstanding academics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln since 1877. Today, we lead the College of Engineering in extramural research funding and boast the highest percentage of endowed professors in the College of Engineering. The degree program is administered through UNL, but students can choose to complete the entire program (BS, MS, PhD) on either the Lincoln or Omaha campus. Civil engineering is a top ten emerging career for college graduates. Civil engineers design and build the infrastructure that keeps our society running. You can learn more about civil engineering by checking out this quick PowerPoint presentation explaining the role of civil engineers.