Kansas State University

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
12 months
21524 USD/year
11856 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With 73 master’s programs, 39 doctoral programs, 4 educational doctoral programs, 43 graduate certificates, and a variety of emphasis areas, Kansas State University Geoenvironmental offers preparation for a variety of scholarly and research careers as well as for a wide range of professional positions.


The purpose of the Geoenvironmental certificate program at Kansas State University is to:

  • Prepare graduates for careers related to geoenvironmental engineering;
  • Promote interdisciplinary educational experiences in geoenvironmental engineering and;
  • Enhance interactions among faculty and students in the allied science and engineering disciplines related to geoenvironmental engineering.

Learning outcomes

Consistent with the other certificate programs established by the Graduate School, this certificate program requires 12 credit hours of coursework. It includes nine credit hours from three required courses and three credit hours of elective chosen from a list of approved courses. The geoenvironmental certificate program is administered and coordinated in the Department of Civil Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Design of Groundwater Flow Systems
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering Design
  • Soil and Environmental Chemistry
  • Physical Properties of Soils
  • Soil Physics
  • Soil Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Soil Physics
  • Designing with Geosynthetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • National Students: Applications are accepted year around




12 alternative credits


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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission is denied to applicants holding bachelor's degrees with a significant amount of credit for work that was not supervised by a faculty member of an accredited college or university or evaluated in units that identify the academic content. A limited amount of credit for experience, when awarded as an acceptable part of a bachelor's degree for internships, fieldwork, or the like, is not a cause for denial but must be clearly identified as graded work.

Applicants to graduate degree programs pay a non-refundable application fee of:
  • $50 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and
  • $75 for international applicants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21524 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11856 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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