formally recognizes students will have a set of core
competencies in understanding current water resource
issues and develop an advanced understanding of the
problems and new technology development in their field
of expertise. This certificate will be useful to students
in such fields as natural resource management, business
and policy, environmental and civil engineering, geology
and geological engineering, and environmental policy.
Students who complete this certificate will be able
to demonstrate that they understand water resource management
from an interdisciplinary perspective that includes
policy, natural sciences, and applied sciences.
Graduate Certificate Requirements: 12 Credits total
Students interested in obtaining a graduate certificate
must apply to the certificate program using the online
application through the Grad School.
Please submit this application before you begin taking courses for the certificate.
Only 1/3 of previously completed credits can be applied to the
UN5100 Water and Society Colloquium
(1 Credit - required)
2013: UN5100 Interactions between water and people Spring
2012: UN5100 Humans and Aquatic Ecosystems: A Fluid Situation Spring
2011: UN5100 The Value of Water: Concepts & Frameworks
the following UN5990 courses will satisfy this requirement of
2010: UN5990 Impacts of Climate Change on the Great Lakes
2009: UN5990 Climate Change and the Sustainability of Water
(2) Other Water Related Courses
A minimum of one course is required from each of
the following categories. Courses will be selected from the list
of approved courses on the degree schedule.
Policy and Societal Systems & Economics
Physical Hydrology and Engineered Water Resource Systems