Environmental and Water Resources Engineering PhD

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Program Description

Research conducted in environmental engineering aims to gain a deeper understanding of the physical, chemical and biological processes that influence the health of our environment. Students in the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering PhD program acquire a comprehensive understanding of these processes and apply their knowledge to develop innovative engineering solutions for pollution prevention and treatment, environmental restoration, and sustainable resource management. Additionally, PhD students engage in original research to expand the scientific knowledge base and drive advancements in engineering practices.

Program Contact

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Office of Graduate Education
415 Bonner Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: gradeng@buffalo.edu

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 5+ Years

Application Fee

  • $85

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.