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Environmental Engineering

Major

Program Overview

Create solutions that protect people and our planet with this in-demand degree. Gain the knowledge, skills and laboratory experiences needed to succeed in design and production occupations in the environmental sector, and contribute to society.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Full-Time
Location: On-Campus
Program Length: 4 years
Credit Hours: 63

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

Engineers solve problems and some of today's biggest are environmental. Lead the charge to improve the human condition and the state of our planet with an environmental engineering degree.

Our program offers you a unique opportunity to apply what you've learned in your science and engineering courses to the important work of improving and maintaining the environment. It’s a fine balancing act that requires a unique set of skills that our program will teach you.

Our program provides both breadth and depth across the range of engineering topics in analysis, design and sustainability of waste management techniques. Engineering, soil sciences, biochemistry, and biology are all part of the blend of knowledge you need to do this important work.

Program Highlights

As a student in our environmental engineering program, you’ll:

  • Gain the knowledge, skills and laboratory experiences needed to compete successfully in the high-tech sector of the job market.
  • Succeed in design and production occupations in the environmental sector while contributing to society.
  • Be involved in studies with both breadth and depth across the range of engineering topics.

At CMU our students are working to improve:

  • Recycling.
  • Waste Disposal.
  • Public Health.
  • Water and Air Pollution Control.

...and address such global issues as unsafe drinking water, climate change, and environmental sustainability.

Careers & Outcomes

Environmental engineering is a popular, high-demand field in today’s society focused on sustainability and “green” living solutions.

Career Projected Salary
Environmental Engineer $88,860
Environmental Engineering Technician $51,000
Environmental Science & Protection Technician $46,540
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