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Our graduates have the vital skills and training in air quality and sustainable water resources needed to solve today’s environmental engineering and public health problems. These students are providing solutions and making a difference in air quality and sustainable water resources to include emerging developments locally and globally in environmental engineering. For example, one of… Read more »

MSEE Competencies

Prospective Students Current Students   Identify environmental engineering problems, needs and objectives. Evaluate problems quantitatively using measurements and models of contaminant transport or reactions in environmental media (e.g., air, soil and water). Develop and design appropriate controls and facilities to solve environmental engineering problems. Evaluate the success of environmental engineering designs and assess the uncertainty… Read more »

Example MSEE Programs

Public Health and Engineering Coursework Coursework includes introduction to public health, eight technical electives and a diverse range of seminars on environmental engineering and public health topics. The electives provide flexibility to focus on water quality and processes, international water, water planning and management, and air quality. Through these courses you will gain exposure to… Read more »

MSEE Coursework

Coursework includes eight technical electives, four of which are approved engineering courses. The electives provide flexibility to focus on water quality and processes, international water, water planning and management, and air quality. Through these courses you will gain exposure to technological innovations, predictive modeling for effective environmental decision-making, global WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) methods,… Read more »

Earn a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering in Just One Year

Coursework After the MSEE The program includes: –    Experiential learning through a real-time simulation of humanitarian and environmental emergencies. –    Courses taught by world-renowned faculty in a top ranked public school of public health. Created by the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at The University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health,… Read more »

Waru Gichane studies sexual and reproductive health and structural level factors that impact health globally

Where are you from? This is always a hard question for me to answer. I moved a lot as a child so there isn’t one place I call home. I was born in Kenya, but left the country when I was about 3 years old. I spent most of my childhood and adolescence in a… Read more »

Five Questions with Taylor Elliott

Taylor Elliott brings her winning spirit to the Dean’s Office. Name: Taylor Elliott Position: Administrative support specialist, Dean’s Office Time at the Gillings School: Just over a year   What I do at UNC Gillings (and why I love it): I’m the first face you see when you enter the Dean’s Office. I help people… Read more »

Five Questions with Andrew Herrera

Andrew Herrera believes we should all be doing something to make the world better. Name: Andrew Herrera Position: Graduate student, Public Health Leadership Program Time at UNC Gillings: One year (I will graduate in August.)   What I do at the Gillings School (and why I love it): I’m focused on epidemiology. I’m getting this… Read more »

Five Questions with Charletta Sims Evans

Charletta Sims Evans is seeking harmony. Name: Charletta Sims Evans Position: Associate dean for student affairs, Office of Student Affairs Time at the Gillings School: Last week was my 6-year anniversary!   What I do at UNC Gillings (and why I love it): I oversee the Office of Student Affairs (OSA), where we provide support,… Read more »

Five Questions with Amanda Holliday

Amanda Holliday has a heart for small-town N.C. Name: Amanda Holliday Position: Clinical assistant professor and director of the Practice, Advancement & Continuing Education Division, Department of Nutrition Time at UNC Gillings: Almost 10 years   What I do at the Gillings School (and why I love it): I teach classes on medical nutrition therapy,… Read more »