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Professional Science Masters
Water Resource Management

Tolessa Deksissa, Ph.D.
Program Director


PSM Curriculum

The Professional Science Master's Degree in Water Resources Management requires completion of the following four-semester curriculum, including 35 total credits.

Course Descriptions

First Semester
WTRM - 500Water Quality Assessment, Monitoring & Treatment3
MATH - 599Research Methods, Statistics and Data Mining3
WTRM - 501Surface & Ground Water Hydrology3
Second Semester
WTRM - 504Ethics, Responsible Conduct of Research & Prof. Responsibility3
WTRM - 505GIS for Water Resource Management3
WTRM - 601Water Quality Modeling3
WTRM - 502Public Communication for STEM Professionals3
Third Semester
WTRM - 600Stream Restoration3
WTRM - 503Enviro. Impact Assessment: Integrated Project3
ISTH - 595Sustainable Entrepreneurship3
Fourth Semester
WTRM - 699Capstone Seminar1
WTRM - 690Internship3
BGMT - 509The Systems Approach and Project Management3
Professional Science Master's Degree in Water Resources Management Total35
Note: Students are required to take a writing proficiency course and a writing proficiency test before graduating. 

Professional Science Master Course Descriptions

College of Urban Agriculture and Environmental Studies (CAUSES)

CAUSES Academic Programs

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Nutrition and Dietetics - Dr. Prema Ganganna, Program Director
Urban Architecture and Community Planning - Dr. Susan Kliman, Program Director
PSM in Water Resources Management - Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, Director
Health Education - John Slack, Program Director

CAUSES Land-grant Programs

Center for Urban Agriculture & Gardening Education – Che' Axum, Director
Center for Sustainable Development – Dr. Dwane Jones, Director
Water Resources Research Institute – Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, Director
Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health - Dr. Lillie Monroe-Lord, Director
Institute of Gerontology - Claudia John, Director
Center for 4-H and Youth Development – Rebecca Bankhead, Director
Architectural Research Institute - Clarence Pearson, Director

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