Curriculum

Introduction

One of the primary functions of colleges and universities is to educate students. By training and educating future leaders, scholars, workers, and professionals; higher education institutions are uniquely positioned to understand and address sustainability challenges. Institutions that offer courses covering sustainability issues help equip their students to lead society to a sustainable future.

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MS in Environmental & Sustainability Policy

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJ)

At the New Jersey Institute of Technology the programs in Environmental Policy Studies build on the strengths of a technological university and focus on the role of the social sciences ...

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MS in Environmental & Water Resources Engineering

  • Tufts University (MA)

Research in this area focuses on environmental science, as well as engineering and management aspects of water resources. Faculty conduct research in and teach classes on: environmental/water quality engineering ...

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MS in Environmental Analysis & Decision Making

  • Rice University (TX)

Environmental Analysis and Decision Making is geared to teach students rigorous methods that are needed by industrial and governmental organizations to deal with environmental issues. It is a cross-disciplinary effort ...

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MS in Environmental Architecture

  • Murdoch University (Western Australia)

Course Structure - 48 credit points. First Year courses include Energy Efficient Building Design; Greenhouse Science and Policy; Sustainable Urban Design; Cities and Sustainability; Global and Regional Sustainability; Climate Sensible Home ...

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MS in Environmental Chemistry & Technology

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The Environmental Chemistry and Technology program offers advanced instruction and research training in environmental chemistry and environmental technology leading to the master of science and the doctor of philosophy. A ...

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MS in Environmental Education

  • Southern Oregon University (OR)

Conflicts over environmental degradation and resource use are vital concerns of our time. Creating greater public awareness of the processes and complexity of ecosystems is essential to development of a ...

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MS in Environmental Education

  • Southern Connecticut State University (CT)

The Master of Science in environmental education is useful preparation for educators and others whose interest and/or responsibilities involve improving the environment. It is open to graduate students regardless ...

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MS in Environmental Education

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)

The master's degree program includes coursework in an environmental content concentration. Each concentration is designed around a unifying theme for the purpose of expanding environmental knowledge and skills pertinent ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The Environmental Engineering Program was established in 1970 for mitigating environmental problems. It has grown to include water and wastewater engineering, air pollution control, water quality control, solid and hazardous ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)

Applicants to the Environmental Engineering graduate program must have:a BS in Engineering with a GPA of 3. 0 or better from an ABET accredited institution or equivalent;the equivalent ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Utah State University (UT)

Civil and environmental engineering is concerned with planning, designing, constructing, and operating various physical works; developing and utilizing natural resources in an environmentally sound manner; providing the infrastructure which supports ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Missouri State University (MO)

Current research activities encompass physical/chemical/biological wastewater treatment, hazardous waste treatment, drinking water treatment, groundwater and soil remediation, and indoor air pollution control. While the program is tailored to ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Florida (FL)

EES offers graduate study in seven areas: Air Resources, Biogeochemical Systems, Ecological Systems, Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, Water Resources, Water Supply and Wastewater Systems, and Environmental Nanotechnology. Students graduated ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

Environmental Engineering focuses on the improvement of environmental quality through design, including: the treatment of surface water, groundwater, wastewater, soil, and air; the management of wetlands and watersheds; the treatment ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJ)

Students in the MS ENE program can concentrate in Water Quality, Treatment and Infrastructure, Integrated Site Remediation, or Multidisciplinary Environmental Engineering. The MS in Environmental Engineering is designed for those ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment growth for environmental engineers will be 31 percent over the next decade-much faster than average for all occupations. One need look no further ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, which is ranked in the top 10 accredited civil and environmental engineering departments by the US News and World ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Utah (UT)

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Civil & Environmental Engineering ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TX)

The Department of Environmental Engineering offers programs in developing interdisciplinary specialities, as well as in the more traditional areas of Environmental Engineering. Several modern engineering buildings contain laboratories, including unit ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)

The Environmental Engineering graduate concentration at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering leads to an MS degree or PhD degree in Engineering with a concentration in Environmental Engineering. Within the ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NM)

The Environmental Engineering graduate program at New Mexico Tech provides a unique educational and research experience in the engineering and science of the natural environment and environmental protection. The plan ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville (TN)

The Environmental Engineering graduate program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, focuses on environmental pollution control, management, and protection of resources, including air, water and land. Through Distance Education and ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The Environmental Engineering graduate program focuses on pollution control, pollution prevention, and the correction of pollution impacts on natural and/or human environments. The program includes coursework in drinking water ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Drexel University (PA)

The Environmental Engineering Graduate Program is a multi-disciplinary program covering many environmental issues and the methodologies engineers can employ to prevent environmental degradation and improve environmental conditions. Students come from ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

The Environmental Engineering Program at Yale University emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to solving environmental problems. Graduate students may pursue their educational and research interests across departmental lines and draw upon ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Montana State University (MT)

The Environmental Engineering program is a cooperative effort between the departments of Civil and Chemical Engineering. Faculty and students from both departments collaborate on research and coursework that draws upon ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The graduate program in Environmental Engineering provides a core background in water chemistry, environmental biology, and process dynamics. Advanced course work in water and wastewater treatment, bioremediation, pollutants and risk ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

The high level of research activity present in the department reflects our philosophy of providing graduate students with direct, first-hand experience within each specialty. Because of the extent of externally ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Central Florida (FL)

The Master's degrees offer students a chance to advance their knowledge above that of the undergraduate level, and a chance to begin to specialize in one of the sub-disciplines ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Oklahoma (OK)

The MES program is open to students with undergraduate degrees in the physical, natural, or life sciences or related disciplines who have completed certain minimum undergraduate coursework. The MS Env ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Florida State University (FL)

The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to teach the fundamentals of civil engineering science, analysis, design, and management to empower students to assume careers as ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The MS allows students to undertake advanced study in a selected area while developing breadth in related areas. This degree is increasingly being considered an entry-level requirement in some specialized ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

The MS degree may be completed with or without a thesis. The MS degree requires 32 credit hours of graduate course credit if a thesis is part of the program ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Southern Methodist University (TX)

The MS in Environmental Science emphasizes the fundamental science and regulatory framework of the environmental field, while broadly addressing analysis and design of both technological and management-oriented solutions to environmental ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

The preferred applicant for the MS in Environmental Engineering will posses a BS engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program, or foreign equivalent. Other BS degrees such as Physics ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The SDSU programs provide the scientific and technical knowledge to effectively tackle the environmental problems of not only the present but also the future. Environmental Engineers are needed in both ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN)

This program has been designed to build upon a student's undergraduate background and provide additional depth and breadth in the challenging Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. In addition to ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

This research degree is open to students with undergraduate degrees in engineering or the physical or natural sciences. In addition to the satisfactory completion of an approved set of advanced ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Two main paths are available for obtaining the MS degree through the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program. The two paths are 1) the Research Option: MS in Environmental Engineering ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Houston (TX)

Two Master of Science degrees are offered: the Master of Science Thesis degree and the Master of Science Non-Thesis degree. Admission to either program is competitive and requires a B ...

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MS in Environmental Management

  • Webster University (MO)

Webster University's Master of Science (MS ) in Environmental Management provides current and aspiring environmental managers with the tools and techniques to navigate the business aspects of environmental management. Upon ...

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MS in Environmental Planning & Management

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

This specialty emphasizes the relationships between environmental engineering/ science and public policy with a focus on decision-making tools and policy analysis, as well as emphasis on the role of economic ...

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MS in Environmental Policy

  • Drexel University (PA)

The goal of the program is to graduate policy analysts who have a strong commitment to environmental values, are scientifically and methodologically competent, and can work effectively in the democracy ...

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MS in Environmental Policy

  • Bard College (NY)

The Master of Science in environmental policy program takes place over the course of two years, and includes a 4-6 month internship and a Master's Thesis. Courses are designed ...

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MS in Environmental Policy & Management

  • American Public University System (Charlestown, WV) (WV)

This degree provides the student with curriculum and research opportunities in one of the world's most significant science and policy issues: the environment. Students will study ecosystems management, the ...

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MS in Environmental Politics & Governance

  • Clarkson University (NY)

A new graduate degree offered through the Institute for a Sustainable Environment prepares the next generation of environmental and energy policy analysts and experts who understand the complex socioeconomic and ...

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MS in Environmental Practice

  • Royal Roads University (BC)

Across the globe environmental professions continue to undergo significant growth and increase in relevance. Our 30 credit totally online Master of Science in Environmental Practice degree prepares students to advance ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Portland State University (OR)

A Master in Science (MS) degree requires the student to conduct a research project that demonstrates the ability to formulate a research hypothesis and a study design and prepare a ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Baylor University (TX)

Addressing complex global environmental problems requires an interdisciplinary approach. That's why Environmental Science at Baylor integrates into one department core areas of science. This creates an atmosphere of cooperation ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

Built on the concept that environmental issues are inherently interdisciplinary, the program is offered jointly by the department of biological sciences in the College of Science and by the department ...

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Curriculum Partners

FIE: Foundation for International Education

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NOLS

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Strategic Energy Innovations

San Rafael, CA
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Helping communities embrace sustainability.

Sustainability Curriculum Consortium

Bethesda, MD
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The GREEN Program

Philadelphia, PA
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Founded in 2009, The GREEN Program creates short-term, experiential education programs focused on sustainable development. TGP's accredited model has attracted university students representing over 470 universities and 70 countries globally.