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M.S. Environmental Engineering

M.S. Environmental Engineering



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P.O. Box 444264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264


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Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene

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Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls

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1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

Working for Environmental Safety

Gain the advanced technical knowledge you need to address areas like waste management, pollution control, or contamination cleanup and prepare to use your education to protect our natural resources with this advanced degree program. Much of your education takes place in labs, and you will learn how to design and manage systems that use or impact natural resources.

Fast Facts

  • Our seniors built a rain chamber to observe how utility equipment endures the elements.
  • Earn money working with faculty on grant-funded research.
  • Access to state-of-the-art labs, like the bioremediation lab.
  • Intern with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
  • Participate in UI Engineering Expo, with industry reps from around the Inland NW.
  • Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
  • Crude Oil Transportation
  • Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Water and Air Pollution Control
  • Environmental Planning
  • Project Administration
  • Academic Teaching/Research


Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Degree Prep You may be interested in a degree in Environmental Engineering if:
  • you enjoy math, biology, and chemistry.
  • you are a creative problem solver.
  • you are interested in the environment.
  • you want to be out in the field conducting research.
Degree Roadmap Required course work includes university requirements and coursework common to all options in an BAE undergraduate degree. Students are required to submit a course plan and a statement of how the humanities and social science course requirements complement the technical content of the curriculum and are consistent with the program and institution objectives.

For the latest information on all available Environmental Engineering courses, view our Course Catalog.
Scholarships The College of Engineering provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $820,000. For information on specific scholarships, feel free to meet with a a representative from the College of Engineering's Student Services team.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

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Hands-On Learning Undergraduate hands-on learning and research opportunities in the laboratory, field, and classroom are plentiful. U-Idaho’s engineering senior capstone design program is ranked one of the best in the nation by the National Academy of Engineers. Students get opportunities to solve real-world engineering problems sponsored by industry partners, as well as to showcase their work in the annual Engineering Design EXPO.