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Be a global leader in planning, designing, constructing, and renewing built and natural environments with a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology.
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  • Starts Fall 2023. This degree program can be completed part-time or full-time.

    Be a global leader in planning, designing, constructing, and renewing built and natural environments with a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

    Hands-on, real-world problem solving combined with classroom learning and cooperative work experience will prepare you to develop complex and creative solutions to today’s most pressing environmental challenges. Whether you want to advance your career as an innovative leader in the field, or would like to take a deep dive into a topic of interest, our program will prepare you for a rewarding, and exciting future in Environmental Engineering.

    Benefits

    • Top-ranked School of Engineering
    • Customizable degree program to meet your unique needs and interests
    • The interdisciplinary program leverages expertise from across the university
  • Road salt. Smog. Wastewater. These all profoundly impact our environment. And, as awareness of the impact of human life on the environment grows, demand for environmental engineers will most certainly continue to grow as well.

    Environmental Engineers apply the principles of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems. They are instrumental in improving the quality of living organisms and contribute to a more sustainable world.

    Top 5 Environmental Engineering Jobs

    According to a survey of recent job postings, the 5 most in-demand jobs in Environmental Engineering are:

    • Geotechnical Engineers
    • Project Manager
    • Water Resource Engineer
    • Civil Engineers
    • Environmental Engineers

    In-Demand Skills

    To be successful, Environmental Engineers need advanced knowledge of engineering principles and an understanding of environmental challenges and regulations plus good communication and leadership skills.  Among the skills listed in recent job postings were:

    • Environmental Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Geotechnical Engineering
    • Project Management
    • Environmental Science
    • Wastewater
    • Water Resources

    Why Earn a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

    Studies show that employees with a master's degree in STEM earn 18-33% higher annual salaries and enjoy greater job satisfaction and security than their counterparts with a bachelor's degree. At  Wentworth, our Master of Science in Environmental Engineering will give you the skills you need to be a leader in planning, designing, constructing, managing and renewing built and natural environments. Our program offers interdisciplinary research opportunities, service-based learning experiences, and innovative course content and delivery. For more information, contact a member of the Graduate Admissions Team, at gradadmissions@wit.edu.

  • The program, which can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis, includes a diverse range of course options which allow students to customize their degree program. There are 7 required courses, 3 electives, a 2-semester thesis, and 1 seminar course. Classes cover topics ranging from environmental biological systems to water reuse, heat transfer and thermal processes, and more.

    • 31 Credits

    • Full-time/Part-time Commitment

    • Hybrid Delivery

    • 1-2 years to complete

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Tuition + Financial Aid

 With competitive tuition, financial aid, scholarships, fellowships, and employment opportunities, we make paying for your degree easier.

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