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Environmental Engineering, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Lincoln, NE, United States
The Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Biological Systems Engineering jointly administer an interdisciplinary program leading to a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering. This master degree is available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Overview

The master program in Environmental Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is closely coupled to other areas, particularly in the water environment and natural resources areas. Faculty members in the three departments offer a balance of expertise covering the four major areas of environmental engineering, as sanctioned by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers. These include: water supply engineering, wastewater engineering, hazardous waste management engineering, and solid waste management engineering. A fifth area of emphasis in diffuse (non-point) and agricultural waste management engineering is also available.

For program admission, a student must have completed an accredited undergraduate degree in engineering. Students with a bachelor's degree in the physical or biological sciences can be admitted but must complete specified deficiency courses in mathematics and engineering science.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Soils, Water, and Environmental Chemistry
  • Practium in Environmental Engineering
  • Special Problems in Environmental Engineering
  • Seminar in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
  • Special Topics in Environmental Engineering
  • Masters Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Transcripts and/or mark sheets showing the grades earned in each course
  • A diploma or certificate of graduation. (Not required if the transcript includes the name of the degree and the date it was conferred.)
  • The Diploma Supplement, if the degree is Bologna-compliant

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1239 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1239 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1239 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1239 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    459 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 459 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 926 - 1380 USD/month
    Living Costs

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