Admission Requirements

  • You must meet the general admission requirements that pertain to all master’s degree candidates.
  • Your prior education must include the following prerequisites: Calculus I-II, and successful completion of college-level courses in physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and statistics is strongly recommended.
  • If your prior education does not include the prerequisites listed above, you may enroll under provisional status, followed by full admission once you have completed the missing prerequisites. Missing prerequisites may be completed with Johns Hopkins Engineering or, with approval, at another regionally accredited institution. 
  • Transcripts from all college studies must be submitted.
  • Admitted students typically have earned a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (B or above) in the latter half of their undergraduate studies.
  • When reviewing an application, your academic and professional background will be considered.
  • If you are an international student, you may have additional admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

  • Ten courses must be completed within five years.
  • Minimum of five (5) courses from your designated program area (15 credits):
    • Climate, Energy, and Environmental Sustainability
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering and Science
    • Environmental Planning and Management
    • Maximum of five (5) elective courses (15 credits) from any of the other three program areas.
  • The Principles of Environmental Engineering (575.604) course is required of all degree students who do not possess an undergraduate degree in Environmental Engineering, Science, and Management or a related discipline.

  • Only one (1) C-range grade (C+, C, or C-) may be counted toward the master’s degree.

  • Program chair approval of any deviation from this program, including transfer of courses and any other requisites specified in the student’s admission letter.

Course Planning and Search

Wondering what course to take when or which courses are required? Use these helpful course planning and course search tools to help map out your path to degree completion.

Academic Calendar

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