Water Resources


With a jobs outlook for water resources increasing at a rate faster than other job averages (more than 11% by 2024, U.S. B.L.S.), the demand for individuals with industry-specific skills is clear. This jobs growth will likely accelerate, as water resources are irreplaceable yet in rising demand as populations grow.



Program Description

The certificate program in water resources prepares undergraduate students in topics related to hydrologic science and their application to water resources management. Exciting career opportunities exist in this field within government agencies, private sector consulting and engineering firms and non-profit organizations. The sequence of classes offered through the certificate program build from a foundation in geological sciences up to water policy and design aspects of hydrology, as selected by the student.


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At a Glance: program details

  • Location: Tempe campus
  • Additional Program Fee: No
  • Second Language Requirement: No





Program Requirements

A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.

Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.







Program Contact Information

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