M.S., Water and Environmental Science

  • Complete the following admission requirements:

a. Complete a B.S. in natural science with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, or a B.S. in engineering from an ABET-accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

b. Complete the TOEFL exam (only required of non-native English speakers. The minimum score required is 79 for the internet, or 213 for the computerized test).

c. Submit GRE scores.

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
Program Requirements
Complete one from following concentrations:21-27
Environmental Contaminants
Environmental Science and Management
Hydrology
Water Supply and Waste Treatment

Concentrations

Environmental Contaminants

Complete the following:
CE F601Engineering Research Communication3
CE F663Groundwater Dynamics3
ENVE F641Aquatic Chemistry3
ENVE F642Contaminant Hydrology3
ENVE F647Biotechnology3
ENVE F649Hazardous and Toxic Waste Management3
Approved electives (3 credits for thesis; 9 credits for project) 13-9
Total Credits21-27

Environmental Science and Management

Complete the following:
CE F601Engineering Research Communication3
Complete five from the following:15
Aquatic Chemistry
Environmental Management and Permitting
Biotechnology
Hazardous and Toxic Waste Management
Environmental Risk Assessment
Introduction to Toxicology for Engineers and Scientists
Approved electives (3 credits for thesis; 9 credits for project) 13-9

Hydrology

Complete the following:
CE F601Engineering Research Communication3
CE F662Open Channel and River Engineering3
CE F663Groundwater Dynamics3
CE F665Introduction to Watershed Hydrology3
CE F683Arctic Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering3
Approved electives (6 credits for thesis; 12 credits for project) 16-12

Water supply and waste treatment 

Complete the following:
CE F601Engineering Research Communication3
ENVE F641Aquatic Chemistry3
ENVE F643Air Pollution Management3
or ENVE F649 Hazardous and Toxic Waste Management
ENVE F645Unit Processes: Chemical and Physical3
ENVE F646Biological Unit Processes3
ENVE F647Biotechnology3
Approved electives (3 credits for thesis; 9 credits for project) 13-9