Master's in Environmental Engineering

For a cleaner, healthier world

Why take this program?

Take your career to the next level 

Focus your career in a specific area OR expand your opportunities across sectors

Gain advanced scientific knowledge that sets you apart from the pack

Prepare yourself for a senior role as you advance your career

Specialize in your area of interest 

Complete a master's program in one or two years

Earn Engineer In Training status with APEGA

Why study in Calgary?

Calgary is a city of endless possibilities.

Calgary has more corporate head offices and small businesses per capita than anywhere in Canada.

Calgary is a young, diverse entrepreneurial city.

We're the fourth-largest and fastest-growing city in Canada.

Over 333 days of sun a year makes us Canada's sunniest city.

Learn more about Calgary: Calgary Economic Development video


Where will I go?

Demand for environmental engineers is growing exponentially. Gain advanced scientific/engineering knowledge that will prepare you to work in:

  • Environmental sustainability
  • Waste management
  • Water and air quality
  • Site assessment and reclamation
  • Natural resource management
  • Energy

A supervisor is not needed for this course-based master's degree program

ACWA City of Calgary UCalgary Engineering Research Partnership

Is this program right for me?

Develop advanced knowledge employers are looking for

Complete this course-based master's program in one or two years

Build on your BSc in any field of engineering

Strengthen environmental sustainability in the face of climate change

Work with an industry partner, engineering innovative solutions to real-world problems

What courses will I take?

To complete this program, students take 10 courses. 

Required courses:

Engineering Tools

Engineering 680

Sustainability Engineering

Engineering 682

Climate Change Adaptation for Engineers

Engineering 686

Ethics, Law, and the Engineering Profession

Engineering 687

Choose 5 environmental engineering courses from the following:

Principles of Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering 603


Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology

Environmental Engineering 605

Contaminated Soil Remediation

Environmental Engineering 653

Life Cycle Assessment

Environmental Engineering 693

Water and Wastewater Pollution, Treatment and Control

Environmental Engineering 695

Air Pollution Mitigation for Environmental Engineers

Environmental Engineering 697

Choose 1 course from the following:

Sustainable Water Systems

Civil Engineering 608

Wastewater Issues for the Oil and Gas Industry

Chemical Engineering 665

Click here for a complete list of all graduate courses

Information Session

Thank you for your interest in our one-year master's degree in environmental engineering.

We have recorded our 90-minute information session. It covers: 

  • The high industry demand for environmental engineers
  • The skills you'll gain
  • What jobs this program will prepare you for
  • Details about the interesting courses you'll be taking

Email me a link to the info session

Thank you for your submission.

I'm interested in an MEng

If you would like to receive a reminder when our applications open, fill out the form and we'll contact you by email.

MEng program of interest
What year do you intend to start?
CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
ACWA UCalgary City of Calgary Wastewater Treatment Research Project

While applications officially close on March 1, we send offers to qualified applicants on a rolling basis. This means our programs can fill up well before applications close. Apply now! 

If you have any questions, email us at