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Graduate Programs in Water Science

Many universities do not have specific hydrology departments which can make it difficult for students interested in water science to know where to start. CUAHSI has compiled a list of graduate programs in water science to use as a starting point. Interested in adding your water program to the list? Fill out this form.


Arizona State University

School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment: [http://ssebe.engineering.asu.edu]

Degrees: Master's, Ph.D.

Boise State University

The Hydrologic Science MS program attracts students with backgrounds in the applied and natural sciences, mathematics, biology, and engineering.

Degrees: Master's

Clarkson University

Water Resources Engineering

Water Resources Engineering group

Degrees: Master's, Ph.D.

Clemson University

Hydrogeology (M.S.)

Environmental Engineering & Science (M.S., M.Eng., Ph.D.)

Biosystems Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.)

The Department Civil Engineering (M.S., M.Eng., Ph.D.)

Environmental Toxicology Program (M.S., Ph.D.)

Degrees: Master's, Ph.D.

Colorado School of Mines

Hydrologic Science and Engineering (HSE) Program, M.S and Ph.D.

Degrees: Master's, Ph.D.

Colorado State University

Watershed Science, M.S.

Earth Sciences with either a Geosciences or a Watershed Science specialization, Ph.D.

Degrees: Master's, Ph.D.

Columbia University

Columbia offers a variety of programs expressly designed for M.S., M.P.A. and M.A. students.

Doctoral students will also find an array of programs related to Water Science.

Degrees: Master's

Dartmouth College

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

Degrees: Master's, Ph.D.

Drexel University

Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Modeling, Environmental Treatment Processes and Human Risk and Environmental Science

Degrees: Master's, Ph.D.