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Civil Engineering graduate programs at SD State include the location, design, construction, and the operation and maintenance of highways, airports, buildings, bridges, dams, and many other infrastructure facilities essential in modern life. The education programs focus on providing graduates with applicable knowledge and the ability to solve real world problems by providing experiences such as internships and cooperative education opportunities.The UTCP educational goal is "a multidisciplinary program of course work and experiential learning that reinforces the transportation theme of the Center." The MPC educational plan is consistent with national goals to (1) introduce transportation concepts in elementary and secondary education; (2) vocational and technical training; (3) transportation degree programs; international and multidisciplinary; and (4) mid-career transportation training.

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Student of the Year

The Mountain-Plains Consortium Outstanding Student of the Year Award annually recognizes an outstanding transportation student at one of the MPC member universities.

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