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Duke's internationally recognized Environmental Engineering Master's Programs stand out for terrific academic opportunities and unparalleled support.

Here, you will find a close-knit, deeply committed community of faculty and student colleagues, a flexible curriculum tailored to your goals, dedicated career services and extensive internship opportunities.

Plus, we offer significant financial support—typical scholarships range from $20,000-$30,000 for competitive applicants.


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Expertise, Tailored to Your Interests

Work closely with internationally recognized environmental engineering faculty—recently ranked #11 in the nation for scholarly research productivity.

Expand your horizons with our strong interdisciplinary ties across Duke's schools of engineering, environment, medicine and beyond.

 Highly Ranked

  • #6 in the U.S./#11 in the world in environmental science & engineering (ARWU/ShanghaiRanking)
  • #15 Most Innovative University in the World (Reuters)
  • Top 10 Graduate Engineering Programs Popular with Women (U.S.News)

 Flexible Degree Options

  • Master of Science—Focused studies with a thesis or research project for students interested in tech careers or doctoral study
  • Master of Engineering—Technical studies plus business coursework and internship for students interested in industry careers

 MS Study Tracks

  • Geomechanics & Geophysics for Energy & the Environment
  • Environmental Process Engineering
  • Hydrology & Fluid Dynamics
  • Systems, Risk & Decision

 MEng Specializations

  • Computational Mechanics & Scientific Computing
  • Environmental Engineering (including Ecohydrology; Environmental Engineering & Public Policy; Environmental Process Engineering; Energy & Climate Systems)
  • Risk Engineering (including Environment & Population Health and Energy & Climate Systems)

Doreen Wong

"Duke provided flexibility. I enrolled in courses in the Pratt School of Engineering, the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Fuqua School of Business. This allowed me to develop an interdisciplinary education tailored to my professional development and career interests."

Doreen Wong, CEE M.Eng. Grad
Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton

#6 in the U.S./#11 worldwide in environmental engineering (Academic Ranking of World Universities/ShanghaiRanking)

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