The Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering programs offer doctorate study through UMKC’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. Interested students select engineering as a discipline when applying for admission into the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program.

Prospective students are strongly encouraged to contact the graduate program director for each discipline, Ganesh Thiagarajan in Civil Engineering and Gregory King in Mechanical Engineering, before applying for admission to the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program.

Suggested compatible co-disciplines
Chemistry, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, geosciences, mathematics, molecular biology and biochemistry, oral biology, physics, and telecommunication and computer networking.


Admission Requirements