Environmental engineering isn't a desk job. With an environmental engineering degree from Wilkes, you'll get into the field and into the lab as you learn how to help public and private organizations protect and reduce damage to the environment.
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Why Study Environmental Engineering at Wilkes?
GradReports ranked our Environmental Engineering program 11th in the nation based on median early-career salaries. At Wilkes, you'll learn and apply fundamental principles of environmental engineering to analyze and solve complex problems, while considering technical, ecological, economic and ethical factors. You'll have the opportunity to conduct research with the most current equipment and present your research at conferences. Our program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, which assures that a program meets the profession's quality standards.
What Will You Learn as an Environmental Engineering Major?
- You'll learn to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics.
- You'll apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety and welfare.
- You'll gain the technical knowledge for practice in multiple areas of environmental engineering, qualifying you to pursue professional licensing.