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Master's Degree

Master of Science (MS) in Geography and Environmental Engineering

Offered By: Department of Environmental Health and Engineering

Onsite | Full-Time | 9 months1.5 years

About This Program

The Master of Science in Geography and Environmental Engineering (MS) 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.

This MS degree is open to students with undergraduate degrees in engineering, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, geology and other scientific disciplines.

Concentrations for the MS degree:

What Can You Do With This Degree?

Sample Careers

  • Environmental Engineer
  • Research or Teaching Professor
  • Data Scientist
  • PhD Student


To view the curriculum for each concentration please see the respective section within the Academic Catalogue, explore the Whiting School of Engineering course offerings, and find many more details in the program's Student Handbook.


Environmental Science

This concentration provides a broad yet rigorous background for environmental professionals. Using the department’s areas of interest, study, and research as guides and in consultation with their advisors, M.S. students can construct their own concentration that complements and expands their interests and professional goals.

Environmental Science and Policy

This concentration is similar to Environmental Science but includes economics and systems courses.

Admissions Requirements

For general admissions requirements, please visit the Graduate Admissions page.

Prior Degree

Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, and other scientific disciplines

Program Faculty Spotlight


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Alan T. Stone, PhD

employs chemistry foundations to biogeochemical processes to address issues of anthropogenic chemicals in the environment and engineered systems.

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Hugh Ellis, PhD

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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.

Contact Us

Questions about the program? We're happy to help.

Sr. Academic Program Coordinator
Zoe Petersen