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Environmental Technology & Sustainability, M.S.

Learn how to apply the best methods and practices used in environmental systems for air, water, energy, and waste. In our Environmental Technology and Sustainability program, you’ll choose from concentrations in water resources, environmental compliance, climate change, and sustainable technology.

In order to broaden your expertise in sustainability concepts, tools and practices, we combine many disciplines in our curriculum, including:

  • engineering
  • environmental science
  • ecology
  • law
  • pollution prevention
  • climate change
  • contamination migration
  • sustainable technology

Faculty and students often collaborate on projects, which have included:

  • hurricane preparedness/resiliency for utilities
  • environmental technology curriculum for K-12
  • carbon footprint study
  • green building design
  • offshore wind power development

Before earning your degree, you’ll complete a thesis research study or design project in a specific area of environmental technology, sustainability, natural systems, or energy.

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Who We Are

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Engineering Facilities

Test classroom theory in the school's labs. From vacuum ovens to wind tunnels, you'll access the same equipment used by industry professionals.

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What We Do

Supporting Sustainable Megacities

NYIT investigates and seeks solutions to the big issues affecting megacities around the world.

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Career Options

An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • Chief sustainability executive
  • Energy engineer
  • Environmental technologist
  • Natural sciences manager
  • Sustainability director
  • Environmental consultant

Tuition, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

We believe it's important to offer access to opportunity to all qualified students. NYIT has one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State and provides more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year.

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