Masters in Environmental Engineering Program Educational Objectives & Student Outcomes

The Program Educational Objectives for the ME in Environmental Engineering Program include:

  1. Graduates will possess the knowledge and skills needed to meet the expectations of employers of Environmental Engineers, especially those in the tri-state area.
  2. Graduates will continue to advance their career through continuing education and professional development.

Student Outcomes for Environmental Engineer ME Degree

Below are the general program outcomes for all students who successfully complete an ME degree in environmental engineering. These outcomes are a subset of ABET outcomes, and include some ABET general outcomes (A-K), select environmental engineering program-specific outcomes and ABET master’s program outcomes as noted.

Upon completion of the ME Degree in Environmental Engineering, students will be able to:

  • Outcome #1: Design and conduct experiments and analyze and interpret data (ABET PO B and program-specific criteria: An ability to conduct laboratory experiments and to critically analyze and interpret data)
  • Outcome #2: Design a system, component or process to meet the constituencies needs within realistic constraints (ABET PO C and ME-specific criteria: An ability to apply master’s level knowledge in a specialized area of engineering related to the program area)
  • Outcome #3: Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems (ABET PO E and program-specific criteria: Proficiency in advanced principles and practice)
  • Outcome #4: Communicate effectively (ABET PO G)
  • Outcome #5: Engage in life-long learning. (ABET PO I)
  • Outcome #6: Possess knowledge of contemporary issues (ABET PO J)

Program Enrollment

Fall 2014 full-time enrollment as of Oct. 1, 2014: 30

  • Masters of Science Students (M.S.): 20 
  • Masters of Engineering (M.E.): 10

Degrees awarded for the academic year 2013-14 (Sept., Feb. and May): 8

  • Masters of Science Degrees (MS): 6 
  • Masters of Engineering Degrees (ME): 2