Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

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This program makes it possible for the student to build a strong foundation in environmental engineering and, through their research, to specialize in one area.


Core Courses (15)
CAE 523Statistical Analysis of Engineering Data3
ENVE 501Environmental Chemistry3
ENVE 506Chemodynamics3
ENVE 542Physiochemical Processes in Environmental Engineering3
ENVE 580Hazardous Waste Engineering3
Elective Courses (9-11)
Select 9 to 11 credit hours9-11
Thesis Research (6-8)
ENVE 591Research and Thesis M.S.6-8

Minimum degree credits required: 32

The student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 in the core areas. Aside from the core courses, coursework may be selected (with adviser approval) to satisfy the needs of the individual student.

Up to 9 credit hours in 400-level courses may be selected in some cases to overcome deficiencies or broaden the student’s background. In addition, master’s degree students take 6-8 credit hours of research (ENVE 591). The final step in this program is an oral defense of the thesis; no additional written comprehensive exam is required.