Master of Science in Environmental Engineering


Spring 2021:
September 15, 2020

Fall 2021:
January 15, 2021


The Environmental Engineering Program was established in 1970 for mitigating environmental problems. It has grown to include water and wastewater engineering, air pollution control, water quality control, solid and hazardous waste management, energy, and the environment. Students are trained for positions as consulting engineers, environmental affairs engineers for large companies, or officials in state or federal agencies.

International Students: This program is eligible for the OPT STEM extension.

Please Note: Requirements for graduation, course offerings, course availability, track offerings, and any other degree requirements are subject to change. Students should consult with an academic advisor prior to registering for any classes.

  • A minimum of 28 units is required to earn the MS in Environmental Engineering degree
  • Required Core Courses: 8 units
  • Required Concentration Courses: 16 units (select either air or water concentration)
  • Degree-Related Elective Courses: 4 units (elective courses must be pre-approved by a department advisor)
  • Two-thirds of the units must be taken at the 500-level or above
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for graduation
Detailed Program Curriculum and RequirementsSchedule of Classes

Spotlight Series: Master's Programs in Civil & Environmental Engineering with Prof. Lucio Soibelman

November 6 @ 11am PT