Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

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As an environmental engineering major, 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.

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

  • A truly interdisciplinary program melding science, mathematics and engineering
  • Highly related to other St. Cloud State programs – Hydrology, Earth Science, Environmental Science/Studies
  • Curricular design in conformance with Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology ABET), Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) criteria
  • National level professional organizations include the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, Water Environment Federation, American Society of Civil Engineers and National Society of Professional Engineers
Major Minor Online Courses

University Facts & Stats

  • 1,100+ international students
  • 39 Education Abroad programs offered
  • 2013 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization
  • $106 million in scholarships loans and grants

Popular Careers

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

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