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Graduate Environmental and Water Resource Program Details

Tuition and fees: $660 per credit hour, all-inclusive
edwardscampus.ku.edu/tuition-fees

To apply: graduate.ku.edu/apply

Priority application deadlines:

Fall: Jan. 5

Spring: Sept. 15

Comprehensive KU course catalog: https://catalog.ku.edu/
KU grading and grades: https://registrar.ku.edu/grades
KU Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering: https://ceae.ku.edu/
KU calendar: http://registrar.ku.edu/calendar/
KU refund policies: https://registrar.ku.edu/fee-petition

 

Admissions requirements:

1. Bachelor of science degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited university, or equivalent from abroad.

2. Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0

3. Online KU graduate application (graduate.ku.edu/ku-graduate-application)

4. Official transcript

5. Resume

6. Statement of Purpose

7. GRE Score

8. Two letters of recommendation

9. Non-native speakers of English must meet the English proficiency requirements as described here (http://graduate.ku.edu/english-proficiency-requirements).

 

Curriculum and requirements

Graduate certificate in environmental and water resource

KU’s graduate certificate in environmental and water resource management is awarded after the completion of 12 credit hours. Courses can be completed live online and include the following options.

Course name

Credit hours

KU code

CE 751 Physical Hydrology

3

CE 751

CE 752 Physical Hydrogeology

3

CE 752

CE 753 Chemical and Microbial Hydrogeology

3

CE 753

CE 754 Contaminant Transport

3

CE 754

CE 755 Free Surface Flow I        

3

CE 755

CE 756 Wetlands Hydrology and Introduction to Management

3

CE 756

CE 757 Pipe-Flow Systems

3

CE 757

CE 760 Stochastic Hydrology

3

CE 760

CE 775 Stormwater Treatment Systems Design

3

CE 775

CE 776 Water Reuse

3

CE 776

CE 855 Free Surface Flow II

3

CE 855

CE 857 Sediment Transport

3

CE 857

 

Master of Science in Environmental and Water Resource

The Master of Science in Environmental and Water Resource features two options of study. Option A requires 30 credit hours, including a thesis of 6-10 hours, and a final oral examination, including a thesis defense. Option B requires 30 credit hours, including a 3-4 hour special problem investigation in the student’s specialization, as well as a final oral examination. Option B does not require a thesis.

Courses can be completed live online. Required core courses include.:

Course name

Credit hours

KU code

CE 770: Concepts of Environmental Chemistry

3

CE 770

CE 772: Physical Principles of Environmental Engineering Processes

3

CE 772

CE 773: Biological Principles of Environmental Engineering

 

3

CE 773

CE 774: Chemical Principles of Environmental Engineering Processes

3 CE 774

 

Regularly offered Environmental and Water Resource courses include:

Course name

Credit hours

KU code

CE 751: Physical Hydrology 3 CE 751
CE 752: Physical Hydrogeology 3 CE 752
CE 753: Chemical and Microbial Hydrogeology 3 CE 753
CE 754: Contaminant Transport 3 CE 754
CE 755: Free Surface Flow I 3 CE 755
CE 756: Wetland Hydrology and Introduction to Management 3 CE 756
CE 757: Pipe-Flow Systems 3 CE 757
CE 760: Stochastic Hydrology 3 CE 760
CE 775: Stormwater Treatment Systems Design 3 CE 775
CE 776: Water Reuse 3 CE 776
CE 855: Free Surface Flow II 3 CE 855
CE 857: Sediment Transport 3 CE 857

 

For more information on available courses for this degree, please contact the program director.

William J. Kirkham, P.E., S.E., Ph.D.
Program Director and Professor of Practice

913-897-8514
williamkirkham@ku.edu


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