- Offered as:
- Specialization track in Civil Engineering
- Graduate program
Environmental engineering at WSU is offered as a specialization area in the civil engineering major.
Environmental engineers use engineering principles and design to solve problems for a wide variety of environmental concerns. From cleaning up hazardous waste to designing wetlands to producing "green’’ products, environmental engineers literally work to make the world a better place.
The civil and environmental engineering program at WSU provides a strong civil engineering foundation with a broad environmental component that emphasizes air and water quality, air pollution control, water and wastewater treatment, and hazardous waste management and remediation, including both natural and engineered systems.
- Transfer information
To certify your major in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, you will need to complete specific prerequisite courses. Use our list of transfer equivalencies to make sure you take the right transfer courses at your current college.
Also check out the University's transfer student guide for more information on transferring to WSU.
- Scholarships and financial aid
A variety of state, federal, and university-sponsored programs are available to help students with educational costs.
For all students at WSU
Washington State University awards millions of dollars in financial aid and scholarships to students every year based on financial need, academic merit, or a combination of the two.
To get all the financial help WSU can provide, you'll need to do these two things:
- Complete the University's general scholarship application so you can be eligible for scholarship consideration, including departmental awards.
- Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) so WSU can consider you for aid (scholarships, grants, loans, etc.) based on financial need. Get started here.
For engineering students
In addition to general university scholarships, students are eligible for corporate and privately supported scholarships and achievement awards offered by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture.
- Careers in environmental engineering
The skills developed by environmental engineering graduates are sought by employers in a wide variety of professional positions. Salaries for WSU’s graduates are excellent, often in the $45,000 to $65,000 range. Many of WSU’s graduating students receive several job offers.