Environmental Engineering with E3 Specialization (M.S.)

Illinois Tech’s Master of Science in Environmental Engineering with Specialization in Energy/Environment/Economics (E3) provides students with advanced professional preparation in specialized areas of environmental engineering practice with applications in energy, environment, and economics. This program provides a mixed-media foundation with the opportunity for students to gain experience in a combination of environmental engineering fields including water and wastewater engineering, air quality engineering, and industrial and hazardous waste engineering and management.

Students can also take elective courses in energy technologies for a unique understanding of the associated environmental issues and economic forces that drive technology choices.

Program Overview

Students gain experience in a combination of environmental engineering fields including water and wastewater engineering, air quality engineering, and industrial and hazardous waste engineering. Electives provide a unique understanding of environmental issues and economic forces that drive technology choices.

Career Opportunities

Our Master of Science in Environmental Engineering with E3 Specialization degree program will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Senior environmental engineer
  • Water project engineer
  • Air quality specialist
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The Master of Science in Environmental Engineering with E3 specialization utilizes a mixed-media curriculum, providing students with the opportunity to gain experience in a combination of environmental engineering fields before specializing in one area through research.

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Students with a variety of academic backgrounds are eligible to apply for the program, including those with undergraduate degrees in non-engineering disciplines. However, students from non-engineering disciplines may be required to take deficiency courses in their first year of study or prior to acceptance into the program.