University of Colorado Denver

Environmental and Sustainability Engineering

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Our graduate program in Environmental and Sustainability Engineering is a unique, interdisciplinary, broad-based program that cross cuts engineering design, environmental protection and sustainability. The program provides an education for both full-time students and working professionals. Conveniently located in downtown Denver, we offer many evening courses focused on environmental and sustainability topics for professionals across the Front Range, while also conducting world-leading sustainability research  on important topics such as green chemicals, life cycle assessment, climate change, water sustainability, and carbon mitigation. Our Environmental and Sustainability Program offers three degrees:

(1) Master of Science (MS) in Environmental and Sustainability Engineering

(2) Master of Engineering (MEng) in Sustainable Infrastructure

(3) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Systems, or Engineering and Applied Science

For domestic applicants, our graduate application deadlines are May 1 for Fall admission, October 1 for Spring admission, and February 15th for Summer admission. 

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

David Mays, P.E., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Colorado Denver
Department of Civil Engineering
Campus Box 113
PO Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Phone: 303-352-3933

Degrees Available