About This Program
The Master of Arts (MA) in Geography and Environmental Engineering is housed in the Whiting School of Engineering (WSE) on the Homewood campus. Students in this program have the unique opportunity to take classes on both the WSE Homewood and JHSPH East Baltimore campuses in order to complete their degree requirements.
The MA in Geography and Environmental Engineering is a degree program open to students with undergraduate degrees in social sciences or the humanities. Three semesters of coursework are typically required to complete the degree and MA students have the option to complete an independent research project, submitted as a formal essay. Students can focus on one of the Department’s areas of interest or construct their own program that complements and expands their undergraduate experience.
Each individual’s program of study is planned by the student in consultation with department faculty and must be approved by the faculty adviser.
The MA degree is open to students with undergraduate degrees in social sciences or the humanities.
What Can You Do With This Degree?
- Environmental Engineer
- Research or Teaching Professor
- Data Scientist
- PhD Student
For general admissions requirements, please visit the Graduate Admissions page.
Bachelor's degree in social sciences or the humanities
Program Faculty Spotlight
Erica Schoenberger, Professor
Economic geography, environmental history, environmental politics and policy, history of mining, history of the automobile, interdisciplinary scientific collaboration
Harihar Rajaram, Professor
Harihar Rajaram uses mathematical models to shed light on complex environmental and earth systems and to predict future trends within those systems.
Tuition and Funding
The Jensen Fellowship
The fellowship provides a full ride for engineers and scientists seeking to attain a Master's degree in Environmental Engineering from EHE. This fellowship is open to professionally-oriented master's students. Learn more about the Jensen Fellowship