The Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering offers the following programs:
  • Bachelor of Science (BS-EEE) in Earth and Environmental Engineering.
  • The Combined Plan gate to an Earth and Environmental Engineering career Minor in EEE This program is available to all Columbia engineering students who want to enrich their academic record by concentrating their technical electives on Earth/environment subjects.
  • M.S. in Earth Resources Engineering (MS-ERE) The MS-ERE program is designed for engineers and scientists who want to pursue environmental management/development careers, especially in industries or agencies concerned with the extraction, processing, recycling, or disposal of materials. Students can choose a pace that allows them to to complete the MS-ERE requirements while continuing to be employed.
  • Engineer of Mines and Metallurgical Engineer These professional engineering degrees require 30 credits of instruction after the M.S. degree and completing an engineering design project in mining or metallurgical engineering.
  • Ph.D. and Eng.Sc.D. degrees in Earth and Environmental Engineering Doctoral candidates can work on a variety of subjects related to the core research areas of the Department. The research subject is selected by consultation between the student and her/his advisor.


Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering
918 Seeley Mudd Building, Columbia University
500 West 120th St, New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212) 854 2905, Fax: (212) 854 7081
Administration: Peter Rennee: pr99@columbia.edu