ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROGRAM
will you work?
Why a M.S. Degree?
How to Apply?
Environmental (and water resources) engineering
is the discipline where professionals design and
manage systems that:
and transport safe drinking water
transport and dispose of wastes
up chemically contaminated land
industry to minimize risks to the community
impacts from urban storm water
water for various purposes
protect and restore the quality of our air, water,
is fair to say that environmental and water resources
engineering is vitally important to human society.
do Environmental and Water Resources Engineers Work?
You have your choice of job environments from the
type of organization, to the actual job setting.
You can be involved primarily in design, primarily
in operation, primarily in construction, or a combination.
The organizations to work for include:
regulatory agency (federal, state, local)
facility's environmental division
profit agency/advocacy group
do you need a M.S. Degree?
Environmental and water resources engineering
professionals typically need a MS degree to advance
profession combines aspects of civil and chemical
engineering, as well as the natural and social
sciences that cannot be covered in most undergraduate
profession involves regulatory knowledge, sophistication
with laboratory techniques and computer modeling,
and an ability to deal with site specific problems.
state registration boards are requiring continuing
education activities to maintain licensure.
American Society of Civil Engineers and the Association
of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors
have called for the M.S. degree to be the first
professionals in this field do not have engineering
undergraduate degrees and need the engineering
credential for advancement.
Full tuition grant for students with at least a
GPA of 3.0
Graduate assistantship for top students
Probationary status for students with a GPA less
Contact graduate office for full details:
(812) 877- 8885
Contact Michael Robinson
Environmental and Water Resources Links