Students earning a certificate in Groundwater Management will:

  1. Understand the principles of groundwater flow and the movement of contaminants in groundwater; be able to understand the principles in locating and designing municipal production wells;
  2. Understand the principles of managing groundwater basins and conjunctive use of surface and groundwater, and be knowledgeable in groundwater rights and groundwater basin adjudication; and
  3. Apply advanced computer models to groundwater and surface water systems.

Certificate Requirements

To obtain a certificate, students must complete the required courses with a 3.0 grade point average or better on a four-point scale. Upon completion of one or more certificates, the student may formally apply and enroll (pending acceptance) into the Master of Science programs in Civil Engineering or Environmental Science, and all courses completed toward the certificates will be applied towards the Master's degree.

Admission Requirements

  1. B.S. or higher degree in any engineering discipline or consent of the program director
  2. A completed application form and $50 application fee 
  3. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  4. Personal Statement discussing how the program fits into your career development.