Specialty Examination Guide

(aka How to Prepare for the Examinations in Environmental Engineering and Science Specialty Certifications)

Specialty Examination Guide

This manual was designed for those who are preparing for the Specialty Examination to become a Board Certified Environmental Engineer™ (BCEE). Materials are now included for preparation for the Board Certification Environmental Scientist™ (BCES) examinations! If you are scheduled for an examination, this book is essential to your preparation.

Covered in this manual are: Licensing vs. Certification; Specialties Certified; Program Accreditation; Hints For A Successful Examination; Certification Requirements and Procedures; and Examination Procedures and Development for both the Oral and Written Examinations.

Sample test items and references are given for all specialties which include:

Environmental Engineering Specialties

  • Air Pollution Control
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • General Environmental Engineering
  • Hazardous Waste Management and Site Remediation
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Radiation Protection
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Water Supply and Wastewater

Environmental Science Specialties

  • Air Resources
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Groundwater and the Subsurface Environment
  • Hazardous Waste Management and Site Remediation
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Surface Water Resources
  • Sustainability Science
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