The Department of Civil Engineering has developed its own mission statement and educational objectives that are consistent with those of the Case School of Engineering. This process involved the entire Civil Engineering faculty and the Department's Civil Engineering Advisory Committee and alumni. Assessing the Department's mission and educational objectives is an ongoing process.

Our mission is to prepare students for leadership roles in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The Department will provide facilities and research expertise to advance the state of the Civil Engineering profession within the mission of the Case School of Engineering. Students will be taught to address problems building on solid technical foundations while taking advantage of advanced technologies. Our graduates will adhere to high technical and ethical standards, in service to the public. Graduates will be prepared for the pursuit of advanced learning in civil engineering and related fields, as well as for the practice of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the highest professional levels.