Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (MS)

University at Buffalo

Date Posted: Sept. 5, 2019
Submitted by: Genevieve LaMarr LeMee
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Water
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Engineering
Program Type: Master's Degree


Students pursuing the EWRE degree follow a single set of course requirements with considerable flexibility in selection of elective classes.

Some of the top priorities concerning environmental engineers are the delivery of clean air and drinking water, and the water quality restoration in the Great Lakes and other natural water systems throughout the country. Students who complete the EWRE program will be equipped with the knowledge to handle some of the most pressing matters affecting global public health, water supplies and ecosystem viability through research or professional practice.

Graduates of the EWRE programs contribute to the solution of important environmental problems through careers in research, government, consulting or the private sector. Topics of current interest include the delivery of clean drinking water, treatment of air and wastewater pollutants, and the restoration of the Great Lakes and other aquatic ecosystems.