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Program Details

The University of Florida’s joint Master of Science/Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering Sciences, with a concentration in Systems Ecology and Ecological Engineering, is an exciting course of study that is conveniently offered through an entirely online format. This program is delivered through UF’s internationally recognized College of Engineering, and administered under the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences. The Systems Ecology and Ecological Engineering program’s curriculum provides students with a comprehensive base in the fundamentals of systems ecology and ecological engineering. This program’s distance learning delivery was designed with working engineering professionals in mind who wouldn’t normally have the freedom to pursue a traditional graduate degree on-campus.

The curriculum for this program consists of 30 credits, encompassing a total of ten courses. There is a required core of six classes, and the remaining four courses are electives hand-selected by the student tailored to their personal interests and professional goals. Some of the required courses span topics such as Ecological and General Systems, Wetland Treatment Systems, Energy Analysis, Spring Analysis, and Advanced Environmental Planning and Design. Some of the electives delve into subjects such as Global Environmental Policies and Institutions, Advanced Environmental Resources Management, Principles of Industrial Ecology, Stormwater Systems Design, and more. Graduates of this program may possess certain knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in this wide-reaching field.


Prospective students must hold a 4-year undergraduate degree in engineering from an ABET certified school to qualify for the Master of Engineering program. Students with undergraduate degrees in other majors may qualify for the Master of Science program.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges