The program of Civil Engineering aims to prepare and provide the workforce in technology development for sectors of construction industry. The program has 137 credit hours which can be divided into six sub parts as university requirements, general education requirements, college requirements, department requirements, program requirements, and electives requirements.
The university requirements of the program primarily concentrate on the education for national integrity. The general education requirements help the students to become proficient in English communication generally as well as technically. The college and the department requirements consolidate the basic engineering knowledge, whereas the program and elective requirements focus on the specific direction.
Graduates from the Civil Engineering program may start their career path at public or private organizations, such as local municipalities, Ministry of Environment & Climatic Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Transport and Communication, Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, Engineering Divisions in other than the mentioned ministries, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (ORPIC), Oman Airport Management Company, power plants, engineering services companies, oil and gas companies, automobile repair agencies, airports with airplane repair facilities, construction companies, and energy solutions companies, iron and steel factories, aluminum plants, and smelters (industrial facilities to extract metals from its raw materials). Students who prefer independency and enjoy self-success may start their own business.