Environmental Engineering

As an environmental engineering major at St. Cloud State University, you’ll learn how to work at the interface between human society and the Earth’s natural systems. You’ll learn to apply math, natural and engineering sciences, and engineering analysis in environmental system design. You’ll learn to think both quantitatively and critically.  Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to make a difference for the Earth and human society through a lucrative and exciting career in consulting practice, government, or industry.

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Program Highlights

  • Faculty teaching program courses are experienced in environmental engineering practice
  • Hands-on laboratory experiences are vertically integrated throughout the curriculum
  • Most engineering students secure lucrative and interesting summer internships
  • Most engineering students secure permanent jobs prior to graduation, often from internships
  • Two-semester senior design experience features direct industry and government participation
  • Curriculum provides a solid foundation for graduate studies

Program Distinctions

Popular Careers

  • City/county government
  • Public works engineering
  • Engineering consulting
  • Federal/state government
  • Environmental regulation
  • Natural/water resources management

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