Leading companies are discovering that what's good for the environment is also good for business–and the demand for qualified environmental engineers and sustainability professionals is growing at a rapid pace. A degree from Stevens in the area of environmental engineering or sustainability management prepares you to meet this need head-on.
Environmental Engineering and Sustainability at Stevens
At Stevens, sustainability is more than just a catchword: it's a commitment. From winning national awards for student design in energy efficient housing, to incubating high-tech water and solar start-ups, to generating new knowledge for environmental policy and resource management, we live by the belief that what we do every day can positively impact people and the world around us.Sustainability and environmental engineering are key interdisciplinary research areas at Stevens and of critical importance to the future of the planet. The Stevens campus itself is a fertile proving ground for devising and testing innovations in sustainability, including green infrastructure research initiatives that promote long-term community resilience by managing stormwater runoff.
Stevens' Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering department offers a Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Engineering and Ph.D. programs in environmental engineering, as well as a Master of Science in sustainability management.
Broad-Based Curriculum & Real World Experience
At Stevens, our professors prepare you through advanced courses and hands-on research experience in environmental engineering and sustainability.
The environmental engineering program curriculums immerse you in engineering processes across a range of the sciences. Electives on emerging areas and career-relevant disciplines allow customization of your environmental engineering degree to fit your interests and acquire new expertise. Our laboratories and design projects allow novices in environmental engineering and experienced engineers alike to experiment with solving real-world environmental problems.
The sustainability management curriculums focus on core areas of knowledge and skill building for sustainability professionals. Our sustainability management program's projects and seminar series will teach you the soft skills and management abilities required to lead, while instilling advanced knowledge of the science and technology behind sustainability practices.
Careers in Sustainability and Environmental Engineering
A Stevens degree in environmental engineering prepares you to be an engineer capable of assessing and addressing environmental impacts of our use of natural resources and man-made networks and systems. Environmental engineers are often hired by oil and gas industry to assess, prevent, and control or mitigate adverse environmental impacts. The sustainability management program prepares sustainability advocates from technical and non-technical backgrounds alike to lead large-scale initiates and implement sustainability and green design into urban planning.
Some common environmental engineering and sustainability career tracks include:
Public and private treatment facilities
Sustainable Design Specialist
Environmental Compliance Officer
Corporate Responsibility Manager
Top environmental engineering hiring agencies: CH2M Hill, Mott MacDonald, Boswell Engineer, Langan Engineering, CDM (Camp Dresser & McKee), Passaic Valley Sewerage Authority