Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering

The KSU Environmental Engineering program provides a comprehensive education with an emphasis on the demands of water pollution, air pollution, water and waste-water treatment, solid and hazardous waste management and treatment, and other emerging environmental issues, including sustainable air, water, and land resources, human health, and environmental restoration. The program prepares students for entry-level environmental engineering jobs in these fields, for admission to graduate programs, and for professional licensure anywhere in the USA and around the world.

As a KSU Environmental Engineer graduate, you will be qualified to work for consultants, federal, state, and local governments. There are professional career and job opportunities as an environmental design engineer, permitting engineer, compliance engineer, environmental specialist, water and waste-water engineer, environmental scientist, and more.

The Environmental Engineering curriculum is tailored to develop engineering professionals who are able to move between the technical and managerial aspects of environmental engineering projects and to serve in key leadership positions within the engineering profession.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face

Number of Credit Hours: 129 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Marietta

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Degree Pathway

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Environment Engineering Degree Pathway
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Environmental Engineering Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Academic Excellence – The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is committed to providing high academic standards. As an Environmental Engineering student, you must meet the program’s Engineering Standing Requirements, which include having a minimum 2.7 GPA in select math, science, and engineering courses before enrolling in upper-division courses.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will have many opportunities for hands-on training, including coursework projects, Engineering Labs and Centers Makerspace for rapid prototyping and manual fabrication, and Engineering Student Organizations like the Steel Bridge Competition Team.

  • Innovative Research – The Environmental Engineering program is located within KSU’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET), which places high regard on research to advance the understanding of all aspects of engineering. The College has state-of-the-art labs and facilities, and dedicated research centers like the Center for Advanced Materials Research and Education, to conduct a wide range of innovative research projects year-round. 

What can you do with an Environmental Engineering degree?

  • Scientific Technicians
  • Energy and Sustainability Specialists
  • Production Technicians and Assistants
  • Plant and System Operation
  • Civil Engineer
  • Water Project Manager
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Health and Safety Director
  • Land Surveyor
  • Goetechnical Engineer

Environmental Engineering Salary and Career Information

Want to further enhance your career and salary potential in the field of Environmental Engineering?  Consider continuing your educational training in KSU’s Civil Engineering Master’s degree program to help you reach your advanced professional goals.


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Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kennesaw State University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
655 Arnston Drive
Marietta Campus
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Building L
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 470-578-2471 

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