12 months
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
1184 USD/credit 35520 USD/year
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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.


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.

Future Career

As a Temple student, you can also visit the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your resume and LinkedIn presence.

Career services can provide

  • assessments of your professional direction,
  • support for job search strategies.

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
151 (quantitative)
4.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test 
  • Complete online application
  • References
  • Goals statement: In one to two pages, describe your relevant technical experiences and career goals.
  • Current professional résumé
  • Transcripts: Official transcripts should be sent directly from the institution.
  • GRE score: The test must have been taken within five years of the application date. Minimum scores for the College of Engineering: Verbal: 150, Quantitative: 151, Analytical Writing: 4.5. Your official scores should be sent directly from the Educational Testing Agency. 
    • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.
    • $60 fee

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      46380 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      46380 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • In-State

      35520 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for Philadelphia

    1313 - 2284 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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