Thirty semester hours of graduate-level courses (as listed below) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. 

Three tracks are available in the professional M.S. degree:

Track 1- Water Reuse

EVEN Program required courses (satisfies EVEN core)

  • CVEN 5464 Environmental Engineering Processes (Fall)
  • CVEN 5404 Water Chemistry (Fall)
  • CVEN 5484 Applied Microbiology and Toxicology (Fall)
  • CVEN 5524 Water Treatment (Spring)
  • CVEN 5534 Wastewater Treatment (Spring)

Water Reuse required courses

  • CVEN 5594  Water Reuse (Fall)
    • Potable and non-potable
  • CVEN 5834 Water Reuse Planning & Implementation (Spring)
    • Planning, water resource management and systems analysis

Electives courses (choose two)

Water Reuse

 One of

  • CVEN 5393 Water Resources Systems and Management (Spring)
  • Advanced Physical Chemical Treatment (Fall - new)
    • Membranes, adsorption, ozone, advanced oxidation and ion exchange

And two from the following

  • CVEN 5564 Water Profession: Leadership and Communication (Spring)
  • CVEN 5574 Water Utility Management: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Summer)
  • CVEN 5624 Sustainability Engineering Design (Spring)
  • CVEN 5424 Environmental Organic Chemistry (Spring)       

Water Reuse – Management

  • CVEN 5393 (Spring),    CVEN 5564 (Spring),   CVEN 5574 (Summer)

Water Reuse – Advanced Treatment Technologies

  • Advanced Phys-Chem Treatment (Fall - new),   CVEN 5624 (Spring), CVEN 5424 (Spring) 

Track 2- General environmental engineering 

  1. CVEN 5464 Environmental Engineering Processes*
  2. CVEN 5404 Water Chemistry or CHEM 5151 Atmospheric Chemistry (Fall live/online)*
  3. CVEN 5484 Environmental Microbiology*
  4. One of:
    a) CVEN 5524 Water Treatment*
    b) CVEN 5534 Wastewater Treatment
    c) CVEN 5474 Hazardous Waste Management*
  5. One of:
    a) CVEN 5554 Fundamentals of Air Quality Management
    b) MCEN 5131 Air Pollution Control
  6. thru 10. Five electives

EDCTrack 3 - Global Environmental Engineering

  1. CVEN 5464 Environmental Engineering Processes*
  2. CVEN 5404 Water Chemistry or CHEM 5151 Atmospheric Chemistry (Fall live/online)*
  3. CVEN 5484 Environmental Microbiology (Fall live or Spring live/online)*
  4. CVEN 5919 Sustainable Community Development I*
  5. CVEN 5939 Sustainable Community Development Field Practicum
  6. Pick 3 of 6 from WASH or Household Energy series
  7. Pick 6 credits from remaining Global Engineering Series
  8. One of:
  • CVEN 5524 Water Treatment*
  •  CVEN 5534 Wastewater Treatment
  • CVEN 5474 Hazardous Waste Management*
  • CVEN 5554 Fundamentals of Air Quality Management
  • MCEN 5131 Air Pollution Control

      9. Elective

Elective courses will be determined in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor.

For students who have undertaken prior graduate study, up to 9 hours of relevant graduate-level coursework may be transferred to meet the course requirements for the M.S. degree, following the rules established by the Graduate School for transfer credit.