Boulder CampusOne of the central challenges of our time is the need to protect human health, welfare, and the environment in the face of expanding human population, urbanization, and material consumption.  Advances in scientific understanding and development of new technology are required to cost effectively meet pressing needs for minimizing and managing wastes, controlling water and air pollution, and designing more sustainable products and infrastructure.  The Master of Science (M.S.), the Professional Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs in Environmental Engineering prepare graduates for advanced professional practice and research aimed at addressing these key societal needs.