Environmental and Water Resource, M.Sc. | Online | University of Kansas | United States
M.Sc. Online

Environmental and Water Resource

12 months
660 USD/credit 19800 USD/year
660 USD/credit 19800 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Environmental and Water Resource from University of Kansas provides further education in up-to-date theory and practical techniques in civil and environmental engineering. 


About the program

The Master of Science in Environmental and Water Resource from University of Kansas features two options of study. Option A requires 30 credit hours, including a thesis of 6-10 hours, and a final oral examination, including a thesis defense. Option B requires 30 credit hours, including a 3-4 hour special problem investigation in the student’s specialization, as well as a final oral examination.  Option B does not require a thesis. Courses can be completed live online.

An environmental engineer working in water resource might apply their knowledge in the following ways:

  • Working with civil engineers on a plan to site a new dam route
  • Overseeing the planning of an irrigation network
  • Measuring the possible environmental impact of a proposed project on a body of water and the surrounding community
  • Helping organizations make environmentally sustainable decisions regarding proposed building projects

Environmental engineers use a water resource specialization in a variety of fields, including air quality, water quality, solid and hazardous waste, stormwater treatment and wetlands management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts of Environmental Chemistry
  • Physical Principles of Environmental Engineering Processes
  • Biological Principles of Environmental Engineering
  • Physical Hydrology
  • Chemical and Microbial Hydrogeology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of science degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited university, or equivalent from abroad.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • Online KU graduate application (graduate.ku.edu/ku-graduate-application)
  • Official transcript
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE Score
  • Two emails of recommendation
  • Non-native speakers of English must meet the English proficiency requirements. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 660 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 660 USD per credit during 12 months.


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