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
  • CVEN 5404 Water Chemistry
  • CVEN 5484 Applied Microbiology and Toxicology
  • CVEN 5524 Water Treatment
  • CVEN 5534 Wastewater Treatment

Water Reuse required courses

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

Electives courses (choose two)

Water Reuse

  1. One of
    • CVEN 5393 Water Resources Systems and Management
    • Advanced Physical Chemical Treatment
      • Membranes, adsorption, ozone, advanced oxidation and ion exchange
  2. And two from the following
    • CVEN 5564 Water Profession: Leadership and Communication
    • CVEN 5574 Water Utility Management: Current Issues and Future Challenges
    • CVEN 5624 Sustainability Engineering Design
    • CVEN 5424 Environmental Organic Chemistry

Water Reuse – Management

  • CVEN 5393, CVEN 5564, CVEN 5574

Water Reuse – Advanced Treatment Technologies

  • Advanced Phys-Chem Treatment, CVEN 5624, CVEN 5424

Track 2- General environmental engineering 

  1. CVEN 5464 Environmental Engineering Processes
  2. CVEN 5404 Water Chemistry or CHEM 5151 Atmospheric Chemistry
  3. CVEN 5484 Environmental Microbiology
  4. One of:
    • CVEN 5524 Water Treatment
    • CVEN 5534 Wastewater Treatment
    • CVEN 5474 Hazardous Waste Management
  5. One of:
    • CVEN 5554 Fundamentals of Air Quality Management
    • MCEN 5131 Air Pollution Control
  6. Five electives

Track 3 - Global Environmental Engineering

  1. CVEN 5464 Environmental Engineering Processes
  2. CVEN 5404 Water Chemistry or CHEM 5151 Atmospheric Chemistry
  3. CVEN 5484 Environmental Microbiology
  4. CVEN 5919 Global Development for Engineers
  5. CVEN 5939 Global Development Field Practicum
  6. CVEN 5969 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sequence or MCEN 5228 Household Energy Systems in the Global South sequence
  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 your faculty advisor.

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