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

Advanced scientific knowledge that sets you apart from the pack

Prepare yourself for a senior role as you advance your career

Build your professional skills to become an engineering leader

Choose full-time or part-time studies

Earn Engineer In Training status with APEGA

What industries will I work in?

Gain advanced scientific/engineering knowledge that will prepare you to work in:

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

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


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

Full- and part-time options available

Complete this course-based master's program two to six 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. Here is a sample of the subjects you can study:

Principles of Environmental Engineering

ENEN 603

Environmental Fluid Mechanics

ENEN 616

Numerical Methods for Engineers

ENEN 625

Environmental Modelling

ENEN 635

Air Pollution Control Engineering

ENEN 641

Contaminated Soil Remediation

ENEN 653

Wastewater Issues for the Oil and Gas Industry

ENEN 665

Life Cycle Assessment

ENEN 693

Click here for a complete list of environmental engineering 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

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