Environmental Engineering or Environmental/Marine studies?

Which is a better major?

ALso are these schools good for those programs?

U of RI-Marine Affiars/Environmental Engineering

U of Miami- Marine Affairs/Environmental Engineering

Drexel-Environmental Engineering

Boston U-Environmental Policy

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Be aware Environmental Engineering does not have a good reputation among Engineers.

    If you MUST get a degree in Environmental Engineering, make sure the degree is ABET-accredited so that you can (relatively) easily get a PE Engineering license. Miami and Drexel's programs are ABET accredited. RI and Boston's programs are not accredited.

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  • 1 decade ago

    if you're interested in marine studies I would go with RI and Miami. If you're only interested in the environmental engr. aspect then drexel is fine. If you're interested in going the EPA way or environmental law I would say Boston.

    If you're interested in ranks, you may want to google environmental eng. ranking.

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