24 months
25548 USD/year
25548 USD/year
12219 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The master program in Environmental Chemistry and Technology offered by the University of Wisconsin Madison has been organized to offer advanced instruction and research training in environmental chemistry and environmental technology leading to the master of science.


The Environmental Chemistry and Technology program trains candidates for careers in teaching, research, resource management, environmental consulting, and private sector/industrial positions. Areas of work include the development of advanced technologies and materials for air and water purification and for the saving and storage of energies, alternative energy technologies, water and air pollution control, soil and sediment remediation, environmental technology, chemical limnology, and groundwater chemistry.

The M.S. degree in Environmental Chemistry and Technology offered at the University of Wisconsin Madison is designed for students who have a strong background in chemistry and who desire graduate training in applying chemistry to environmental systems. Individual programs are tailored to meet the candidate's interests through selection of a specialization and elective courses. Areas of specialization include aquatic chemistry, air pollution chemistry, terrestrial chemistry, and chemical- and bio-technology development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate research problems, potentials, and limits with respect to theory, knowledge, or practice within the field of environmental chemistry and technology.
  • Formulate ideas, concepts, and/or techniques beyond the current boundaries of knowledge in environmental chemistry and technology.
  • Create research or scholarship that makes a substantive contribution.
  • Demonstrate breadth within their learning experiences.
  • Advance contributions to the field of environmental chemistry.
  • Communicate complex ideas in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Recognize and apply principles of ethical and professional conduct. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Advanced Topics in Geology
  • Environmental Organic Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemical Kinetics
  • Air Chemistry
  • The Chemistry of Air Pollution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must use the UW–Madison Graduate School online application system
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Please send GRE and TOEFL scores electronically to UW–Madison

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12219 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12219 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 USD /month
Living costs

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


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