12 months
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15864 USD/year
15864 USD/year
7840 USD/year
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About

The Environmental Engineering MSEV program offered at University of South Florida provides a student with the opportunity to earn the advanced degree with either coursework only or research thesis options.  Students must have an accredited first degree in engineering or complete a list of prerequisite engineering coursework.

Overview

The Environmental Engineering MSEV program offered at University of South Florida has an optional concentration in Engineering for International Development allows students to combine their graduate education and research with international engineering service.

The M.S.E.V. with thesis is a research-oriented degree in which the student writes, as a major part of the degree requirements, a thesis that defines, examines, and reports in depth on a subject area relevant to Environmental Engineering. Both the thesis and non-thesis options prepare graduates for careers with governmental agencies, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), or private industry and firms involved in Environmental Engineering planning, design, or policy.

The environmental engineering laboratories provide state-of-the-art analytical and experimental equipment for chemical and biological research. Equipment includes an  ion chromatograph, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, several gas chromatrographs (including with mass spectometry), HPLC, TOC machine, and environmental chambers.  Field research sites are available locally and in several international settings that include developing world communities. 

Graduates of the major are prepared for careers in academia, governmental agencies, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), or private industry and firms involved in planning, design, research and development, or policy.

Major Research Areas:

  • Water quality engineering
  • air quality engineering
  • fate and transport of contaminants in the environment
  • environmental biotechnology and nanotechnology
  • waste management
  • sustainability and ecological engineering
  • surface water hydrology and hydraulics
  • groundwater hydrology
  • water reuse
  • green engineering
  • renewable energy
  • fate of emerging contaminants
  • humanitarian engineering with a focus on the developing world

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical and Chemical Principles in Environmental Engineering
  • Biological Principles of Environmental Engineering
  • Aquatic Chemistry
  • Green Engineering for Sustainability
  • Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure (RESIN)
  • Sustainable Development Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an approved regionally accredited institution (or international equivalent).
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) 
  • GRE scores
  • Two (2) Letters of Reference provided at the time of application. EFD students must submit 3 Letters of Reference.
  • Statement of Purpose provided at the time of application.
  • Resume provided at the time of application.
  • Exceptions made on a case-bay-case basis where warranted.
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7840 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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