The University of New Haven offers a 30-credit master's degree program in environmental engineering which seamlessly bridges theory with hands-on application that allows graduates to be not only productive but leaders in their chosen industry.

Our ever-changing world

With challenging, professionally-oriented courses in classroom settings, students quickly develop the skills necessary to provide groundbreaking solutions to complex environmental problems through an interdisciplinary study of environmental protection issues, water quality and purification, wastewater treatment, solid waste management, site remediation, and emission control measures.

Small classroom sizes equipped with state-of-the-art technology provides graduates with a uniquely personable learning experience while a required project facilitates an in-depth exploration of contemporary environmental issues that challenge our ever-changing world.

Online Program:

The fully online M.S. in Environmental Engineering is designed specifically for the working professional and can help you reach your goal of earning a master’s degree in environmental engineering. The program focuses on creating a fully supported online learning environment where you will collaborate with faculty and classmates from across the country and around the world. All classes are 100% online and can be completed in any of our six convenient, seven-week terms.

Take your next step, without even stepping outside

Our online M.S. in Environmental Engineering program is designed for working professionals and can help you earn a master’s degree in environmental engineering within 2 years. The program focuses on creating a fully supported online learning environment where you will collaborate with faculty and classmates from across the country and around the world. All classes are 100% online and can be completed in convenient, seven-week long terms.

  1. Classes are just 6 to 7.5 weeks in length
  2. Classes are completely online and, on your schedule
  3. You can complete all 30 credits in only 2 years.
  4. Classes integrate theory with real-world applications. Most classes include a project instead of a final exam so you can apply what you’ve learned.

Students learn to develop sustainable solutions to complex environmental problems by exploring areas of environmental engineering such as environmental protection issues, water quality, water purification, wastewater treatment, solid waste management systems, site remediation, and emission control measures.

Nationally Recognized Center for Career Development

All University of New Haven students have access to the many resources available through the University’s Career Development Center, which has been named one of the best in the nation by The Princeton Review.

From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.

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Selected Courses and Programs

Physical-Chemical Treatment of Aqueous Wastes

Analysis of physical and chemical processes in natural and engineered systems for water pollution control. Unit processes covered include, but are not limited to, aeration and gas transfer, sedimentation, filtration, coagulation/flocculation, absorption, chemical stabilization, ion exchange, disinfection. Design methodologies and operational aspects of treatment are also considered

Biological Treatment of Aqueous Wastes

This course provides an in-depth study of principles of biological treatment of aquatic wastes (municipal, industrial, and/or hazardous). Suspended and attached growth processes commonly in use are covered. Emphasis is given to the design and operational aspects of activated sludge, trickling filters, and rotating biocontactors. On-site treatment processes are also covered.

Contaminant Fate and Transport in the Environment

This course covers the fundamental principles of contaminant behavior in the environment. Contaminant physical-chemical properties, transport, and transformation mechanisms affecting contaminant distribution among air, water, and solid domains are studied in-depth. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, environmental interface equilibria, advective and diffusional transport; a biochemical exchange in atmospheric, aquatic, and terrestrial domains. Environmental modeling is also considered.

Environmental Law and Legislation

Review of techniques of enforcement of state and federal pollution control laws and regulations; effects on waste treatment criteria and design and evaluation of municipal ordinances; preparation of environmental assessments and impact statements.

Application Requirements for Graduate Students

Master’s Application Checklist

  • Online application
  • $50 non-refundable fee
  • Official university transcripts and proof of bachelor’s degree completion. An explanation of your university grading system must also be provided along with your transcripts.
  • Two letters of recommendation from your professors or employers
  • A Statement of Purpose is required. A résumé is highly recommended.
  • Certain majors require GRE and/or GMAT test scores. GRE School Code: 3663; GMAT school code: P1X-DS-94.

International Students

  • Online application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Transcripts (in English) from all colleges or universities attended. Transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes and mailed directly to the admissions office. If official documents are unavailable, unofficial documents can be uploaded through the online application system for the initial review only. However, all official documents must be received before the start of classes for the admitted semester.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • A Statement of Purpose
  • A resume or curriculum vitae
  • TOEFL of 75, or IELTS of 6.0, or PTE of 50, or completion of the University of New Haven’s Academic English Preparatory Program. Certain majors may require higher English test scores.
  • Certain majors require GRE and/or GMAT test scores. GRE School Code: 3663; GMAT school code: P1X-DS-94.
  • Indian applicants must submit detailed semester-by-semester mark sheets/academic transcripts. CONSOLIDATED mark sheets alone are not acceptable.
  • The University of New Haven only accepts 3-year bachelor degrees from India if they have an "A", "A+" or a "Five Star" rating by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Students must have also graduated in the 1st or 2nd division. A proof of the university or college NAAC rating must be provided along with the applicant's transcripts. This applies to the following 3-year-bachelor degrees: the B.Com 3-year degree, the B.Sc 3-year degree, and the B.B.A. 3-year degree. Indian applicants with 3-year degrees may submit an additional year of a Master's degree or a one year Post Graduate Diploma from a recognized university in order to be considered for admissions.
Program taught in:
  • English
Last updated October 9, 2019
This course is Online
Start Date
Jan 15, 2020
Duration
2 years
Full-time
Price
28,200 USD
Total tuition
Deadline
Nov 15, 2019
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By date
Start Date
Jan 15, 2020
End Date
Jan 2022
Application deadline
Nov 15, 2019

Jan 15, 2020

Location
Application deadline
Nov 15, 2019
End Date
Jan 2022

Environmental Engineering, M.S.