Master of Engineering in Civil & Environmental Engineering / Environmental Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Details

The online ME in Civil & Environmental Engineering / Environmental Engineering degree program from the University of Wisconsin-Madison was designed based on extensive surveys of engineers and employers, as well as on "body of knowledge" guidelines developed by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. Ideal for recent engineering graduates and mid-career engineers who want to take on more advanced roles and responsibilities, the program prepares students to:

  • Apply concepts of key environmental engineering design principles
  • Use advanced engineering tools, risks assessments, conceptual analysis, and systems and creative design to assess problems and provide solutions 
  • Work effectively across technical and organizational boundaries 
  • Synthesize technical knowledge and demonstrate competencies in leadership, communication, and project management


  • Have a Bachelor of Science degree from an engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology or the equivalent, or from an environmental science program in which coursework in math (calculus), physics and chemistry is included
  • Have a minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or equivalent for at least the last 60 semester hours or have a master’s degree with a minimum 3.00 GPA
  • Submit three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission