Environmental Engineering Science—MS

Within the fields of environmental engineering and sciences, there exists a need both for licensed professional engineers and scientists—those who can bring key principle attributes of their discipline to find solutions and ways to prevent environmental problems. Tailor your environmental engineering science program to your interests in surface-water quality and water resources, environmental-systems modeling, pollution prevention, solid and hazardous wastes or atmospheric systems and air-pollution control. Are you ready?

Our Accelerated Master's Program is available for current Michigan Tech students.

Program Overview

The master's in environmental engineering science program offers focused study in the application of environmental science to environmental engineering practice. This program is designed as a pathway to a career in environmental science. The program is part of the D80 Center; a collaboration of 19 programs on campus that are dedicated to assisting the most vulnerable 80 percent of humanity in meeting basic needs like food, water, shelter, sanitation.

  • Delivery Options

    • Accelerated: MS
    • On-Campus: MS

Environmental Engineering Science Program Details

Choose a specific degree option or delivery type to learn more about the environmental engineering science program at Michigan Tech. For international students, Environmental Engineering Science is a designated STEM program.

On-Campus Programs

Additional Program Information

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Graduate Director

Qingli Dai

Graduate Assistant

Angela Keranen


Sample Areas of Interest

Select areas of interest to help customize your environmental engineering science MS. Sample areas include:

  • Air Quality
  • Subsurface Remediation
  • Surface Water Quality
  • Water Resources

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Application Process and Admissions Requirements

Applications are reviewed on an individual basis using a holistic approach. Fill out our free graduate application online to apply to any of our programs. Official transcripts and scores are not required for the initial application, although you will need to upload them later.

Accredited by HLC

Michigan Tech has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1928. Our Graduate School offers over 125 certificates, master's, and PhD programs to provide our students and the world with what tomorrow needs.

Who You'll Work With

Our expert faculty have made our graduate program one of the best in the nation. You may collaborate with faculty in biological sciences, chemistry, forestry, math, physics, material science, geological engineering and sciences, chemical and mechanical engineering, and environmental policy to help get the entire picture.

Where You'll Work

Graduate students have access to more than 43,000 square feet of research and teaching labs with state-of-the-art equipment for drinking water and wastewater treatment, organic and inorganic contaminant characterization, air- and water-quality monitoring, and sediment analysis. Lab spaces provide space from small-scale batch studies to large-scale simulations. 

Faculty Spotlight

Eric Seagren

Eric Seagren
Professor, Civil and
Environmental Engineering

"Inspired by the challenge of harnessing naturally-occurring microbial processes to solve environmental problems."

Seagren applies environmental microbiology and engineering tools to investigate and solve challenges including biological wastewater treatment, bioremediation of contaminated subsurface environments, treatment of urban storm water runoff, and the improvement of the engineering properties of soils.

Program Faculty