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Environmental Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Philadelphia, PA, United States
Understand and interpret the dynamics of man-made and natural pollutants, environmental systems, and the sustainability of natural resources in the Environmental Engineering Master of Science (MS) program in the College of Engineering at Temple University.

Overview

Program Overview

Prepare to execute projects that model the flow, use and disposal of resources to address climate, environmental and sustainability issues. Combine in-class learning with research and practical work for a robust educational experience. 

The Environmental Engineering master’s program at Temple University offers a great deal of flexibility: Classes are offered in the evenings, allowing you to fit your academic commitments around your personal and professional responsibilities. Tailor the curriculum to your interests and professional career path with specialized electives and courses. For example, if you are interested in leadership, you might choose to take a course in Engineering Management. Or, you might study Stormwater Management by focusing your coursework on this topic.

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has a substantial group of faculty members who represent diverse interests including biological, chemical and physical processes. Water and wastewater management are disciplinary strengths of the program—not to mention highly relevant fields in the job market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Principals of Environmental Systems
  • Advanced Physical/Chemical Treatment Processes
  • Chemical Principles of Environmental Systems
  • Environmental Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Biological Wastewater Treatment
  • Environmental Biotechnology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • GRE: Required. Scores must be no more than 5 years in advance of the application date. Applicants who require a waiver of the GRE should consult the CEE Graduate Program Director concerning the mechanics and consequences of obtaining an exception.

    This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test (GRE)
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1490 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1490 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    1490 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1490 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    1135 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1135 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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