The one-year M.S. in Engineering and Community Practice degree addresses state and national workforce needs and is tailored to those who wish to pursue resource management positions that require strong technological and management skills with a particular focus on interfacing and working with Indigenous and traditionally underserved communities.
The program includes an engineering design concentration, an engineering professional development component, coursework that explicitly address environmental justice, Indigenous sovereignty, tribal history and law, environmental sustainability, natural resource economics, and a capstone project.
Possible areas of concentration include: Clean and Renewable Energy Systems, Aquatic Restoration, and Watershed Protection and Management. Potential partnerships for projects would focus on traditionally underserved communities such as our local tribes.