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University of Connecticut College of Engineering Graduate Programs PhD in Environmental Engineering
University of Connecticut College of Engineering Graduate Programs

PhD in Environmental Engineering

Storrs, USA

4 Years


Full time

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Our mission is to provide a state of the art and multidisciplinary learning environment at the undergraduate and the graduate level. We offer a variety of degrees, including B.S., Minor, M.S., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees, and we conduct cutting edge research in three core areas:

  • Air Pollution and Atmospheric Processes;
  • Contaminant Fate and Resource Recovery and
  • Hydrogeosciences and Water Resources Management.

Please explore our website to obtain more information on career paths and opportunities for Environmental Engineers, our curriculum, faculty members and research projects. Our faculty is committed to your academic and professional success. We offer challenging and rigorous courses; exciting and relevant research opportunities; and individualized mentoring and guidance.


The Environmental Engineering B.S. degree at UConn is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Accreditation is a process to insure that the Environmental Engineering degree you earn at UConn prepares you for your career objectives, including gaining employment as an engineer after graduating and eventually becoming licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE).

Program educational objectives describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation.

The Environmental Engineering undergraduate program educational objectives are to impart our alumni/ae with the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • actively contribute to the practice and profession of engineering, including management and administration, in the public, private or academic sectors in the technical area of environmental engineering;
  • follow a path towards leadership in the profession that can include becoming licensed professional engineers, assessing the impact of human activities on the environment, designing and constructing solutions to minimize and mitigate such impacts, and tending to the natural environment as our life support system; and
  • practice lifelong learning through post-graduate and professional education.


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