Master of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering: Environmental Engineering


$1300 Per Credit

With the UW–Madison fully online Master of Engineering named option in Environmental Engineering, you obtain a broad and deep understanding of environmental challenges and environmental engineering solutions for our most pressing problems, and develop the skills to lead teams and build relationships with stakeholders.

Program Description

Our curriculum was designed based on extensive surveys of engineers and employers, as well as on “body of knowledge” guidelines developed by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UW–Madison as a top online engineering program.

As a leader in engineering and environmental sciences, our degree program is ideal for recent engineering graduates and mid-career engineers who want to take on more advanced roles and responsibilities.

Our delivery method sets us apart from other degree programs. Though the classes are online, the courses are very interactive. You work closely with world-class faculty based at a highly respected institution, recognized by top employers around the world. You also have daily interactions with your cohort of other professional engineers to share knowledge, expertise, and networks.

Career Opportunities


All applicants must:

  • Have a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from an accredited institution, however a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, showing a strong foundation in math (calculus), physics and chemistry, will be considered.*
  • Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 credits of degree.*
  • Submit evidence of English language proficiency, if applicable. The required proficiency scores are: TOEFL IBT 92, PBT 580; or IELTS 7.0.

* The admissions committee may consider an applicant that does not meet these requirements. Supporting factors include a strong academic record, a successful career track, and references.

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