Environmental Engineering - Geneva College, Christian College in Pennsylvania

BS Major

Environmental Engineering

Sustain the health of the world in your life’s work

Caring for the earth is a command from God. Geneva environmental engineers follow God’s direction by assuming stewardship of the environment on behalf of private companies, civil agencies, and local communities. With a focus on air, water, and solid waste pollution control technologies, Geneva’s environmental engineering program helps society keep faith with God’s creation.

Geneva prepares you to make a meaningful impact in your career, community and life.

A Leader in Engineering

1 of 15 CCCU schools with an ABET-accredited engineering program

Real Clients & Real Experience

Work with industrial and government clients through Geneva’s Pinkerton Center for Technology Development (PCTD)

Competitive Design Opportunities

Design pollution control technologies and participate in national intercollegiate competitions

Key Courses

Water Quality Control

Learn to treat water and water supplies through various physical, chemical, and biological processes

Air Pollution Control

Study the sources of pollution, the impact it has, and ways the mitigate and decrease pollution

Environmental Monitoring & Impact Analysis

Design air and water monitoring systems and learn how to sample and test water, soil, and air

Surface Water Hydrology

Examine topics like rainfall, streams, and reservoirs in this study of surface water and dispersion

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

Career Outcomes

Graduates who aspire to have an impact in their communities and their careers through a Geneva Education gain expertise in this field enhanced by academics rooted in Christian values and ethics in Geneva’s program.


Environmental engineers made an average of $92,120 per year, as of May of 2020.

100 Years

Of engineering at Geneva College

“At Geneva College we are committed to educating students in the context of liberal arts. Traditionally, the liberal arts address the question: what does it mean to be human? On answer to this question is that humans make decisions that have ethical implications. Engineering is a human endeavor that, we believe, is best understood in the broader context of what it means to be human.” - Dr. James Gidley, Geneva College professor emeritus

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • Environmental Remediation Engineer
  • Air Pollution Control Engineer
  • Hazardous Waste Manager
  • Land Surveyor

Further your impact...

  • Obtain your Professional Engineer certification in 4 years, rather than 10
  • Partner with the federal government to clean up contaminated sites
  • Assume the role of technical specialist, or supervise other engineers

Employers of our graduates say, Geneva students demonstrate subject matter excellence and professional preparation; dependability and strong work ethic; and an exceptional ability to engage others constructively in workplace contexts.

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