Earn a degree in Ecohydrological Engineering at the University of Idaho

B.S. Biological & Agricultural Engineering: Ecohydrological Engineering

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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
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Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Engineering Environmental Solutions

Engineer better water management. Work to reduce pollution resulting from agriculture and other land use. Explore topics in soil, hydrology, irrigation design, erosion control, environmental water quality and pollution. Much of your education will take place in a lab, where you will experiment with the natural cycle of water in watersheds, monitor streams and water quality, and use GIS technologies to simulate water and pollutant flows in the environment.

Fast Facts

  • Ecohydrological Engineering is a growing job market
  • Hands-on learning with GIS, GPS, and state-of-the-art software programs and water quality labs.
  • Grant-funded research through the NSF, USDA-ARS, USDA-Forest Service, and USDA-NRCS
  • Participate in UI Engineering Expo, with industry reps from around the Inland NW
  • Intern with the Idaho Department of Water Resources
  • Design Engineer
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineer
  • Regulatory Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Graduate school in Water Resources


Potential salary is based
upon national averages.
Degree Roadmap
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in BAE: Ecohydrological Engineering, we recommend you:
  • participate in 4-H activities
  • work for a farm or environmental organization
  • do volunteer work on streambank restoration
Lab Fees


Approximate lab fees for required courses.
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
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Hands-on Learning
  • GIS
  • UI Engineering Expo
  • State-of-the-art software programs
  • Study abroad in Sweden, India, or Mexico
  • Assist faculty with grant-funded research in water quality monitoring and lab analysis
  • USDA National Resources Conservation Service
  • Idaho Department of Water Resources
  • Idaho Farm Bureau Federation
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF-REU)
  • Engineers Without Borders
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Society of Women Engineers