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Environmental challenges are becoming more complex every day, requiring creative and sound engineering answers. Resource scarcity will drive innovative solutions that need multi-disciplinary knowledge and teamwork. Earn a master’s in environmental engineering from UW-Madison and be a part of the solution.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Master of Engineering: Environmental Engineering program is designed for today’s practicing environmental engineer preparing to solve the environmental challenges of tomorrow.

This degree program is 100 percent online and can be pursued while working full-time.


What You Will Gain

The Environmental Engineering master’s program builds on the strengths of UW-Madison as a leader in engineering and environmental sciences. Upon completion of the program, you will possess a comprehensive understanding of present and emerging environmental challenges and environmental engineering solutions.

You also will develop a foundation of scientific fundamentals supporting practical and focused environmental engineering design skills; gain exposure to the latest research in topics such as water reuse, waste-to-energy systems and urban stormwater management; and learn the teamwork and leadership skills needed to solve multi-faceted problems.

The Master of Engineering: Environmental Engineering degree program is designed for individuals looking to become technical experts and leaders in environmental engineering. The program is flexible to accommodate working environmental engineers, as well as recent environmental engineering graduates who want to earn a graduate degree, but don’t want to delay entering the workforce.

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Lead With Confidence

The Environmental Engineering degree is designed to give you the confidence to become a leader in the industry, while also giving you an opportunity to channel your passion for this constantly evolving field.

By committing to this program, you are not only showcasing your commitment to solving the problems of the environment, but you’ll also be on your way to new skills, knowledge, and a chance to work alongside a select group of others who share your interests.

UW-Madison’s distance degree in Environmental Engineering offers you:

  • Flexibility — Study and complete courses anywhere you are
  • Reputation — Take advantage of UW-Madison’s long-standing tradition of academic excellence
  • Practice — Learn with world-class faculty through projects and direct application

High research expenditures at UW-Madison confirm the University’s commitment to innovation and discovery, and its investment in engineering research continues to grow.


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A Program Focused on Practice

Curriculum for the Environmental Engineering program was designed to meet the needs of engineers and their employers based on extensive research and surveys, as well as on “body of knowledge” guidelines developed by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.

When you complete UW-Madison’s online graduate degree in Environmental Engineering, you will:

  • Have an extensive understanding of environmental engineering design principles
  • Know how to work effectively across technical and organizational boundaries
  • Demonstrate competencies with technical leadership, communication and project management

Advantageous for You and Your Employer

The Master of Engineering: Environmental Engineering program is designed to advance your technical skill level, and enhance your standing in your organization as you apply new strategies and methods while pursuing your degree, and upon completion of your studies.

Our program will give you the tools and skills needed for problem assessment and experimentation, using advanced engineering tools, risk assessment, conceptual analysis, systems design, creative design and sustainability.

Our curriculum will also help you develop managerial and communication capabilities to take you to the next step in your professional career.

Degree Requirements

The degree requires 30 credits for completion, including a series of required courses, approved electives (offered flexibly each semester) and a capstone design project. You may transfer unto 14 credits from other institutions. We have partnered with other leading institutions to broaden course offerings in the elective area. You may also complete up to 6 credits as independent study in lieu of elective courses. 

You will typically take one or two courses each semester. Course web conferences are the only time-constrained course activities; all other weekly assignments can be accomplished on days and times of your choice. 


Required Courses

Connected Learning Essentials
This course will identify and use collaboration and communication tools for online learning and virtual teamwork, such as the enterprise document management system.

Mark Millard


1 Credit
Biological Principles of Environmental Engineering
Gain a better understanding of the fundamental relationships between pathogens and biological agents, and human and ecosystem health, as well as between nutrient enrichment and trophic status of water bodies. Learn and apply models common to environmental engineering practice for microbial growth, substrate utilization, and product formation. You will also apply concepts of watershed management for control and improvement of water body quality.

Daniel Noguera

3 Credits
Professional Presentations
Learn best practices in presentation design and delivery in professional formats. Strategies help in connecting with your audience, clarifying your story, and using stronger visuals in your oral presentations.

Christine Nicometo

1 Credit
Chemical Principles of Environmental Engineering
In this course, you will describe the principal chemical processes in the environment that are affected by human activity, methods for laboratory and in-situ measurement of principal chemicals of concern in the environment, as well as the relationships between these chemicals, and human health and the health of ecosystems. You will also understand and apply chemical properties, concepts and reactions in processes to reduce or control chemical pollution in air, water and soil.

Michael Doran

3 Credits
Energy Principles of Environmental Engineering
You will understand energy resources, availability and stocks, typical energy conversion efficiencies, and the concept of energy returned on energy invested (EROEI). This course surveys thermodynamic properties of reactants and products, as well as liquids, gases and liquid-vapor systems in energy balance calculations. You will apply concepts of efficiency in systems involving energy, heat and power. You will also comprehend the basic principles of thermal conductivity and heat transfer.

Michael Doran

3 Credits
Biological Treatment Processes
In this course, you will learn how to apply advanced theory and applications of biological systems to treat waste. You also will learn how to apply both experimentally derived and experiential factors in the design of advanced biological treatment unit operations.

Daniel Noguera

4 Credits
Hydraulics and Applied Fluid Mechanics for Environmental Engineers

Michael Doran

3 Credits
Physical-Chemical Treatment Processes
Learn how to assess water and waste treatability and provide design parameters through application and analysis of research data. This course also will focus on applying both experimentally derived and experiential factors in the design of advanced physical-chemical unit operations.

Gregory Harrington

4 Credits
Environmental Engineering and Science Seminar
Current research and literature on water, wastewater, water pollution control, solid wastes engineering and management.
1 Credit
Master's Level Capstone Design Project
Apply your experience and the knowledge gained during this program to develop solutions to environmental engineering design challenges. This project will give you experience in preparing key environmental engineering deliverables, as well as leadership, teamwork, and written and oral communications skills.

Michael Doran

3 Credits

Choose two of the following:

Mentored Independent Study (240-699)
Take this opportunity to delve into an area of interest to you. You will gain expertise in self-study and research as well as develop and enhance your written and verbal communication skills.
1 Credit
Sustainable Microgrids
In this course, you will gain an engineering overview of electric microgrid technology.

Giri Venkataramanan

1 Credit
Core Competencies of Sustainability
Gain an introduction to real-world pragmatic skills and applications in sustainability competencies. Content in this course reaches across engineering expertise, from chemical engineering to building design to product design and energy. Course modules cover ecological footprinting, lifecycle assessment, resource use and integrated engineering practice.

Patrick Eagan
Najoua Jouini

3 Credits
Fostering and Leading Innovation
Grow your ability to think and act creatively. Build and support a culture that values, pursues, and delivers innovative services and products.

Sean Sauber

1 Credit
Change Management
Gain practical, foundational knowledge to develop a business strategy and implement it using change management processes and tools. You will be better prepared to deliver effective organizational performance. The course applies contemporary concepts and methods in strategy and change management through student projects.

Carl Vieth

1 Credit
Engineering Law
Steer clear of legal traps that can stall your projects or create legal problems for you or your employer. Engineering legal issues addressed include professional liability, contracts, intellectual property, product liability, malpractice, and expert testimony.

Alan Rubel

1 Credit


Michael D. Doran, PE, DEE

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Doran is an adjunct professor primarily affiliated with Civil and Environmental Engineering, believes that public policy for water quality protection must focus on the effective use of financial resources and that goal attainability and related cost-benefit must be principal factors in establishing criteria and standards. With respect to plant design, Doran promotes a holistic materials-balance approach, considering the impacts of processes on other plant components, an understanding of the impacts of peak loading periods and their implications for design, effective plant hydraulic design, and process configuration and layout to facilitate meeting future capacity and treatment requirements. Additionally, Doran's research interests include water and wastewater engineering, process modeling and plant engineering, biological wastewater and wastewater residuals treatment and stabilization, sustainability and sustainable practices, and environmental economics. Doran attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison where he attained a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, and a master’s in Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Pat Eagan, PhD

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Eagan is a professor at UW-Madison with research interests in exploring frameworks that can move public and private institutions toward "sustainable development." A primary interest is how both public and private institutions will deal with climate change effects and environmental management issues. In 2006, he was on sabbatical at University of Aalborg, Denmark, and Design for Sustainability group at TU Delft, the Netherlands. In addition to his research, Eagan conducts adult professional education programs on sustainability, water resources, industrial environmental engineering and management, and related environmental issues. Responsibilities also include program technical content and presenting selected lectures. He has coordinated over 250 programs to over 8,000 professionals worldwide.

Gregory W. Harrington, PhD

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Harrington is a professor at UW-Madison in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Harrington's research interests involve environmental engineering, aquatic chemistry in treatment and distribution of drinking water, removal and inactivation of waterborne pathogens and other microbes during drinking water treatment and distribution, and energy use by drinking water utilities. Before earning his PhD at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Harrington received his master’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his bachelor’s degree at Stanford University, and worked four years for a consulting engineering firm. He has also served as president of Madison’s Water Utility Board. Harrington has been honored with awards recognizing his ability to instruct and research. He received the Outstanding Instructor Award from the Polygon Engineering Student Council and was also awarded the Research Award from the Wisconsin Water association for recognition of research contributions by Wisconsin-based people to water science and water supply.

Najoua Jouini

Najoua Jouini

Jouini is a PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a certificate in Business, Environment and Social Responsibility from the Wisconsin School of Business, and a certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Jouini has professional and research experience in energy systems and hydraulics, and has taught sustainability education, sustainable systems engineering and sustainable systems improvement. She received her master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart in Germany with minors in Energy Technology and Energy Economics.

Mark Millard, MS

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Mark Millard is the Director of Learning Design and Technologies in the Department of Engineering Professional Development at UW-Madison.  He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in digital literacies, information science, and learning sciences at UW-Madison and Indiana University.  Mark has published articles and chapters in online education, educational innovation, emerging technologies, and learning and collaboration. He regularly presents on these topics at international conferences, and most recently was invited as a visiting scholar to the Open University of Catalonia in Barcelona Spain. Having worked for Honeywell, Inc., several technology start-ups, Indiana University and now UW-Madison, Mark brings a broad set of professional experiences to his work and teaching.  He holds an MS in information science with an emphasis in human-computer interaction and learning sciences from Indiana University.

Christine G. Nicometo, MS

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Nicomento is the program director for Professional Literacies Courses in the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Engineering Professional Development. For over a decade, she has taught Technical Communication courses as a faculty member in the following UW online programs: Master of Engineering Management; Master of Engineering in Engine Systems; Master of Engineering in Sustainable Systems. She is active in both IEEE and ASEE and regularly consults in engineering and technical organizations. Her co-authored book on technical presentations, (SlideRules: Design, Build, and Archive Technical Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields), was published in 2014 by IEEE-Wiley.

Daniel R. Noguera, PhD

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Noguera is Wisconsin Distinguished Professor at UW-Madison in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Noguera focuses on Environmental Biotechnology within Environmental Engineering. His current major areas of research are bioenergy, biological nutrient removal during wastewater treatment, biofilms and biofouling, and fundamental studies of DNA/RNA hybridizations in whole cells and bioinformatics. Bioenergy research is related to production of next generation fuels and bio-based chemicals within the biorefinery contexts, and nutrient removal research is related to reducing energy consumption in activated sludge processed. Noguera has a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has also been awarded several distinguished awards, including the Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Award from the Water Environment Federation and the Bill Boyle Educator of the Year from the Central States Water Environment Association.

Wayne P. Pferdehirt, MS, PE

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Online Degree Director
Pferdehirt is the director of distance degree programs for the College of Engineering and director of the Master of Engineering Management program at UW-Madison. He also co-teaches the Master of Engineering Management program's Technical Project Management and Foundations of Engineering Leadership courses. Prior to joining UW-Madison, Pferdehirt directed the Midwest solid waste consulting services of an international environmental consulting firm and led energy conservation research projects for Argonne National Laboratory. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and a master’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in regional planning from Northwestern University. He is a frequent speaker and author on continuing education for engineers, and is a member of the College of Engineering’s Education Innovation Committee.

Kenneth Potter, PhD

Kenneth Potter

Potter is professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His current teaching and research interests are in hydrology and water resources, and include estimation of hydrological risk, especially flood risk; stormwater modeling, management and design; adaptation of hydrologic design to climate change; assessment and mitigation of human impacts on aquatic systems; restoration of aquatic systems; and sediment and phosphorus control through management of streams, drainage ditches, and wetlands.  He has been a member of numerous National Research Council committees, including the Committee on Restoration of the Greater Everglades Ecosystem, the Committee on New Orleans Regional Hurricane Protection Projects, and the Committee on Levees and the National Flood Insurance Program: Improving Policies and Practices.  He is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Lifetime National Associate of the National Academies.

Philip O'Leary, PhD, PE

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Department Chair
O'Leary directs the technical outreach program for the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In this capacity he oversees the delivery of more than 400 continuing education courses each year in a wide range of technical specialties. The program, which serves a national audience, delivers training at multiple locations throughout the US and also over the Internet. His area of professional interest is solid waste management, hazardous waste control, groundwater quality protection, and related environmental topics. His landfill design seminar has been attended by thousands of people who are now responsible for developing, permitting and operating landfills throughout the US and Canada. O'Leary also has extensive international waste management experience. He has been Department Chairman since July 1995. His engineering and land resources degrees are from the University of Wisconsin–Madison

Wayne P. Pferdehirt, MS, PE

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Online Degree Director
Pferdehirt is the director of distance degree programs for the College of Engineering and director of the Master of Engineering Management program at UW-Madison. He also co-teaches the Master of Engineering Management program's Technical Project Management and Foundations of Engineering Leadership courses. Prior to joining UW-Madison, Pferdehirt directed the Midwest solid waste consulting services of an international environmental consulting firm and led energy conservation research projects for Argonne National Laboratory. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and a master’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in regional planning from Northwestern University. He is a frequent speaker and author on continuing education for engineers, and is a member of the College of Engineering’s Education Innovation Committee.

Lee DeBaillie, PE, LEED

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Program Director/Instructor
Lee is program director for the Department of Engineering Professional Development, UW-Madison. DeBaille has more than 20 years of engineering experience, primarily in building energy efficiency. He has worked with clients in the public and private sector, including design firms, utilities, non-profits and federal and state agencies. Prior to joining UW-Madison, DeBaillie provided expertise in energy efficient building design, energy analysis, campus energy management and energy modeling training. DeBaillie is a registered Professional Engineer in Wisconsin, Illinois and Arizona, a Certified Energy Manager with the Association of Energy Engineers, a LEED Accredited Professional with USGBC, and a Building Energy Modeling Professional with ASHRAE.

Daryl Haessig, MA

Graduate Program Coordinator
Haessig serves as the graduate programs coordinator for students in online programs in the Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Civil & Environmental Engineering Departments in the College of Engineering. She manages the admissions and advising for graduate students in these departments, and serves as a resource for students in working with offices across the university, the enrollment process, and graduation requirements. Haessig works closely with students to ensure they meet department course requirements, and acts as an advocate for student needs in the Departments, College of Engineering and larger campus community.  She also collaborates with program directors, faculty and staff on all student related matters.

Flexibility to Learn Anywhere, Anytime

All UW–Madison Environmental Engineering courses are available online.

Convenient distance learning formats allow you to complete the degree from any location without interrupting your work and family responsibilities. Homework assignments are posted well in advance so you have time to plan.

Course materials and necessary tools can be accessed from any internet connection, anywhere. If you’re traveling you can still call in to participate in course web conferences without access to the internet.

Distance Education Designed for Theory and Application

Nearly all courses will conduct a weekly one-hour live session with classmates and faculty using online meeting tools. These sessions include class discussions, faculty lectures, student presentations and guest lectures.

Faculty will sometimes record their lectures and use the live sessions for interactive discussions. Student projects are typically presented during these times as well. Student attendance at the live sessions is required, however if you have an unavoidable conflict the sessions are recorded for later viewing.

Most of the courses require the completion of at least one or several student projects. Many of these projects are flexible and can sometimes be applied to applicable situations in your own workplace. Projects also allow you to focus on topics that hold particular interest for you, allowing for a degree of individual customization.

Assignments to Keep You Engaged and On Track

A typical week often includes a one-hour live discussion with faculty and classmates. These sessions give you an opportunity to talk about the week’s content, attend lectures, and present your work for feedback.

You will also interact with classmates and professors throughout the week when you participate in online written discussions. Participation in the online discussion is often part of the weekly course requirements. The discussion forums are where classmates learn from each other – you will find your peers to be a wealth of knowledge reflecting varied perspectives, experience and employer backgrounds.

Most weeks contain some reading assignments – textbooks, papers, articles or websites. Many courses also include weekly assignments requiring problem solving, writing, discussion or presentation. To provide you with feedback on your progress, some courses utilize online quizzes to test how well you’re doing.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for the Master of Engineering: Environmental Engineering program are listed below.

Exceptions to standard admission requirements are considered by the admissions committee on an individual basis.

  • A BS degree from a program accredited by the ABET or the equivalent.*
  • A minimum undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 on the equivalent of the last 60 semester hours (approximately two years of work) or a master’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. Applicants from an international institution must have a strong academic performance comparable to a 3.00 for an undergraduate or master’s degree. All GPAs are based on a 4.00 scale. We use your institution’s grading scale; do not convert your grades to a 4.00 scale.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The minimum acceptable score on the TOEFL is 580 on the written version, 243 on the computer version, or 92 on the Internet version.
  • International applicants must have a degree comparable to an approved U.S. bachelor’s degree. 

We do not require applicants to submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 

*Equivalency to an ABET accredited program: Applicants who do not hold a bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited program may also qualify for admission to the program. Such applicants must have a BS in science, technology, or a related field with sufficient coursework and professional experience to demonstrate proficiency in engineering practice OR at least 16 credits of math and science coursework. Registration as a professional engineer by examination, if achieved, should be documented to support your application. 

All applicants are advised to determine whether this program meets requirements for licensure in the state where they live. See the National Society of Professional Engineers website for contact information for state licensing boards

Application Overview

The admissions process has been designed to conduct a holistic review of your likelihood of success in the program. Decisions are based on your academic and professional background.

To start the process, please read the admission requirements to determine your eligibility. If you have questions about your eligibility, please request an eligibility review by e-mailing Daryl Haessig at daryl.haessig@wisc.edu. This e-mail should include a copy of your current resume and informal transcripts.

Applications are accepted for admission during the Fall terms. Applications are reviewed in the order received, on a rolling basis until the July 1 deadline. Admission is competitive and selective. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to submit application materials prior to the deadline.

Steps to Apply Now 

Email the admissions committee chair and state your intent to apply and to which program. Attach your current resume or CV to your Intent to Apply email.

Your resume/CV should include at least:

  • Educational history (including GPA, awards and honors received).
  • Professional work experience (including specific details on your engineering experience, technical training, and responsibilities).
  • Listing of professional association memberships, advanced training (such as a PE license) and other noteworthy, personal- or engineering-related details.
 In the application be sure to:
  • Upload a pdf version of your current resume/CV
  • Upload a pdf version of your “Reasons for Graduate Study” essay
  • Upload a pdf version of your transcripts
  • Enter contact information for at least three professional recommendations, including at least one from a direct supervisor
  • Important: Complete the application by submitting the application fee. Applications submitted without paying the fee cannot be reviewed and will not be acted on.

Arrange to have one copy of your official transcript sent directly from your previous educational institutions to the Department of Engineering Professional Development. Transcripts should be sent directly by the educational institution to the CoE Online Admissions Office.

We will accept transcripts via any delivery method options (including pdf) offered by the educational institutions you have previously attended. However, transcripts issued to students are not sufficient for admission to the Graduate School.

To avoid processing delays, have your transcripts sent directly to:

CoE Online Admissions Office
Attn: Daryl Haessig
432 N. Lake Street, Room 701
Madison, WI  53706

(For pdf’s, use the following email address: daryl.haessig@wisc.edu.)

After all of your application materials have been received, the admissions committee chair will schedule a phone interview with you. Once completed, your application will be presented to the Admissions Committee for evaluation at the next scheduled meeting. 
Admission decisions are made on applications in the order received. The Admissions committee will make one of the following decisions:
  • Recommend admission to the UW-Madison Graduate School
  • Request additional information before evaluating further
  • Decline further consideration of your application
After a decision has been made on your application, the admissions committee chair will contact you by email to inform you of the decision and to schedule a time to discuss the decision and your next steps.
The admissions committee provides admission recommendations to the Graduate School. The Graduate School is the formal admitting office for graduate students and retains ultimate authority on all admissions decisions.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition Costs

$1,300 per credit (based on 2015-16 tuition rates) payable at the beginning of each semester. Students are billed for courses in which they are enrolled each term. There is no lump sum payment plan. 

Tuition Includes
  • Technology costs for Internet course delivery 
  • Live webconferencing 
  • Toll-free telephone line for the audio portion of conference calls 
  • Library use 
  • Use of the webconferencing software for group project work for program courses 
Total Tuition

Total tuition for this program is $39,000* for students entering in Summer 2015. (This tuition is based on 30 total credits, the cost will increase if for some reason a student needs more than 30 credits.)

*Based on 2015-2016 tuition rate. This total does not include travel and living expenses for summer residencies, textbooks, or course software. Software required for courses is typically available in educational versions at substantial discounts.

Federal Loans

Students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible to receive some level of funding through the federal direct loan program. These loans are available to qualified graduate students who are taking at least four credits during the Fall and Spring semesters, and two credits during Summer. Private loans are also available. Learn more about financial aid at finaid.wisc.edu.

Employer Support

Many students receive some financial support from their employers. Often, students find it beneficial to sit down with their employer and discuss how this program applies to their current and future responsibilities. Other key points to discuss include how participation will not interrupt your work schedule.

The Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering degree is designed to advance employee technical skill levels and enhance their proficiencies in communication, management and leadership. UW–Madison is committed to delivering the highest quality and best value in engineering education. Your organization benefits as your employees apply new strategies and tools while pursuing their degree and upon completion of their studies.

Immediate Results For Your Organization

Through participation in the Environmental Engineering program, your employees will be able to:

  • Understand principles of hydraulics and applied fluid mechanics and apply this knowledge to the design of conveyance systems of water, wastewater, biosolids, and gases, and in developing plant hydraulic profiles
  • Understand foundational principles of energy, heat, and power and apply these principles to problems common to environmental engineering
  • Strengthen their foundational knowledge of key environmental physical, chemical and biological processes
  • Sharpen knowledge and skills in experimentation, engineering analysis tools, professional practice, risk assessment, conceptual analysis, creative design and sustainability principles
  • Develop professional capabilities in multi-disciplinary teamwork, effective communications, project management, business, public administration and leadership.

No Interruption to Employee’s Availability

  • The Environmental Engineering degree program is designed for full-time, working professionals. The degree program’s format enables your employees to pursue graduate engineering studies without interruption to work schedule or hindering their availability for travel.

Students continue their studies from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.

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