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Environmental Science and Engineering - Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
25506 USD/year
25506 USD/year
12178 USD/year
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The Environmental Science and Engineering - Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering program at University of Wisconsin Madison teaches you how to apply science to solve complex environmental problems. 

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Overview

Our program is multidisciplinary, so you gain a deeper understanding of chemistry, biology, and systems thinking to better approach your work.

In just one year (fall, spring, and summer), learn to comprehensively address practical problems associated with drinking water and wastewater treatment, air quality, environmental chemistry, sustainable design, energy efficiency, and solid and hazardous waste remediation. Additionally, some courses explore the combination of law and practice, so you discover how to develop and enforce environmental policies and regulations that forge the way for a greener future.

Teaching

The   Environmental Science and Engineering - Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering program at  University of Wisconsin Madison  is recognized internationally for its strengths in the areas of wastewater treatment, water treatment, microbial ecology, modeling of microbial interactions, and the detection of air pollutants. 

Our core faculty have particular strength in the biological aspects of environmental engineering, as well as water chemistry and air quality, and in the emerging areas of bioinformatics and biofuel production. 

We conduct applied and fundamental research in both the natural and built environments. Laboratory experiments, field methods, molecular biology tools, pilot-scale treatment systems, analytical chemistry, and modeling approaches are combined to address scientific and engineering questions leading to a more sustainable water environment and better air quality.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Open Channel Hydraulics
  • Groundwater Hydraulics
  • Hydrologic Design
  • Hydrology
  • Water Resources Systems Analysis
  • Environmental Sustainability Engineering
  • Air Pollution Effects, Measurement and Control
  • Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must also meet department specific requirements as outlined below:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering program or from a recognized international institution
  • Submit a 1,000 word or fewer statement of purpose; include your technical areas of interest, coursework emphasis, research experience, professional goals, faculty members you are interested in working with, and any other items relevant to your qualifications for graduate school
  • Submit three letters of recommendation
  • Non-native English speakers must have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 580 (written) or 92 (Internet version)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25506 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12753 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25506 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12753 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    12178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6089 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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