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Environmental Engineering (B.S.Env.E.)


Environmental Engineering is an inclusive field using scientific insights from physics, biology and chemistry to understand and protect ecosystems and human health, provide safe drinking water, soil and air, and ensure a sustainable future for the planet.

The ABET accredited B.S. degree in Environmental Engineering addresses current issues found in natural, urban, and commercial systems, using engineering tools to identify problems and work towards sustainable solutions. The program embraces a student-centered hands-on teaching philosophy that encourages students to develop critical thinking skills to prepare them for effective and innovative engineering practice.

The mission of the B.S.Env.E. degree program is to:

  • Produce graduates broadly educated in engineering approaches to problem identification and problem solving for a sustainable future for South Florida and beyond
  • Prepare leaders for the Environmental Engineering and related professions, professional licensure and practice, graduate and professional degrees and lifelong learning
  • Provide an interdisciplinary, student-centered learning environment that values service for our community, celebrates diversity, fosters creativity and innovation, instills ethical practice, advances sustainable solutions and trains students in collaborative and professional approaches to work effectively across engineering disciplines.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Environmental Engineers as of 2018 was $87,620 and the job outlook is projected to grow about 5% from 2018 – 2028

The B.S.Env.E. Environmental Engineering program at FGCU is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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