Environmental Engineering

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WHAT
DOES AN ENE
DEGREE HELP
ME DO?
  • Design or supervise the design of systems, processes, or equipment for control, management, or remediation of water, air, or soil quality.
  • Advise corporations or government agencies of procedures to follow in cleaning up contaminated sites to protect people and the environment.
  • Collaborate with environmental scientists, planners, hazardous waste technicians, engineers, experts in law or business, or other specialists to address environmental problems.
  • Obtain, update, or maintain plans, permits, or standard operating procedures.
  • Serve as liaison with federal, state, or local agencies or officials on issues pertaining to solid or hazardous waste program requirements.

*information pulled from ONET

WHAT ARE THE SKILLS I NEED TO LEARN?

The MathWorks MATLAB, CAD Software, Photogrammetric software, ESRI ArcGIS software (for a more complete list visit onet.com)

WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS MAJOR? Check out this document for a quick overview of possible career paths. 
WHAT'S THE CURRICULUM LIKE?

Click here to learn more about MSU's Environmental Engineering curriculum. 

OCCUPATION & PROFILE DESCRIPTIONS

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KEY MSU OUTCOMES

100% Placed

66.67% Employed

33.33% Grad School

12 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded

100% Knowledge Rate
(The percentage of grads for whom MSU has verifiable information)

 

JOB OUTLOOK

For more detailed statistics on this career check out the Bureau of Labor

2015 Median Pay - $84,560 per year ($40.65 per hour)
Typical Entry Level Education - Bachelor's Degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation - None
On-the-Job Training - None
Number of Jobs (2014) - 55,100
Job Outlook (2014-24) - 12% (Faster than average)
Employment Change (2014-24) - 6,800


*stats from the Bureau of Labor