Graduate Certificate in Environmental Engineering

Degree Awarded: CERT
Unit: GS
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Program Information

Certificate Program only. Not a degree program. Awarded only with completion of a graduate degree program (M. Eng., M.S., Ph.D.) at Speed School of Engineering.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Admission to the Speed School of Engineering Division of Higher Studies (M.Eng.) or the Graduate School (M.S. or Ph.D) in Engineering.
  2. Approval of an Application for the Environmental Engineering Certificate Program should be submitted online directly to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, Graduate Admissions:



Credit Hours


Environmental Engineering Electives (500-level)



Environmental Engineering Electives (600-level)



Courses are to be selected from the following:

CEE 509 Environmental Process Systems

CEE 534 Industrial Waste Management

CEE 535 Solid Waste Management

CEE 561 Environmental Analysis of Transportation Systems I

CEE 570 Applied Hydraulics

CEE 571 Applied Hydrology

CEE 572 Open Channel Hydraulics

CEE 573 Groundwater Hydrology

CEE 670 Advanced Hydraulics

CEE 673 Advanced Hydrology

CEE 674 Water Resource Systems

CEE 675 Surface Water Quality

CHE 509 Environmental Process Systems

CHE 620 Transport Phenomena I

CHE 637 Advanced Stagewise Processes

CHE 638 Advanced Absorption

CHE 650 Membrane Separations

CHE 662 Advanced Process Control

CHE 533 Chemical Engineering Safety and Health

CHE 534 Industrial Waste Management

CHE 535 Pollution Prevention (Waste Reduction Treatment and Disposal)

CHE 572 Plant Process and Project Design

ME 580 Air Pollution Control

CHEM 622 Analytical Separations

BIOL 521 Stream Ecology

BIOL 522 Aquatic Ecology

BIOL 568 Conservation Biology

BIOL 662 Ecosystems Ecology


Graduate courses not shown in the list above require approval from the Certificate Program Director.

Certificate courses do not constitute a degree program, but may be applied toward M.Eng., M.S., or Ph.D. degree requirements.

Other requirements:
Completion of graduate degree program at Speed School of Engineering (M.Eng., M.S., or Ph.D.).


Nageshwar R. Bhaskar


Mark N. French

Professor of Civil

Omid Ghasemi-Fare

Assistant Professor

Young Hoon Kim

Assistant Professor

Zhixia Li

Assistant Professor

W. Mark McGinley


J. P. Mohsen

Department Chair

Arthur C. Parola


Thomas D. Rockaway

Associate Professor

Zhihui Sun

Associate Professor

Qian Zhao

Assistant Professor