Jul 18, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2024-2025 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2024-2025

Environmental Engineering, M.S.


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This research degree is open to students with undergraduate degrees in engineering or the physical or natural sciences. In addition to the satisfactory completion of an approved set of advanced courses, candidates for this degree must complete a 5-credit thesis and 1-credit graduate seminar. The thesis must provide documentation of an independent research-related effort and be approved by the student’s faculty adviser. Listed below are recommended core courses for four possible fields of study.  M.S. candidates typically take all the courses listed below in their chosen field of study.
 

Outcomes of the Graduate Curriculum

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to demonstrate:

  • advanced proficiency in the core area of Environmental Engineering.
  • proficiency in research techniques (theoretical, computational and experimental).
  • effective oral and written communication skills.
  • ability to disseminate original research in conference and journal papers.

Elective Courses


Chosen According To Interest

Additional Requirements


M.S. students students in Environmental engineering are required to take ENVE 6990  

Course-work only M.E. students are not required to take ENVE 6990.

M.S. candidates in the Civil, Environmental, and Transportation Engineering disciplines are also required to take additional courses in geochemistry and/or separations processes selected in consultation with their adviser.

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