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Professional Science Masters
Water Resource Management

Tolessa Deksissa, Ph.D.
Program Director

202.274.5273
psmwrm@udc.edu
 

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
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
WTRM - 500Water Quality Assessment, Monitoring & Treatment3
MATH - 599Research Methods, Statistics and Data Mining3
WTRM - 501Surface & Ground Water Hydrology3
TOTAL 9
   
Second Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
WTRM - 504Ethics, Responsible Conduct of Research & Prof. Responsibility3
WTRM - 505GIS for Water Resource Management3
WTRM - 601Water Quality Modeling3
WTRM - 502Public Communication for STEM Professionals3
TOTAL 12
   
Third Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
WTRM - 600Stream Restoration3
WTRM - 503Enviro. Impact Assessment: Integrated Project3
ISTH - 595Sustainable Entrepreneurship3
TOTAL 9
   
Fourth Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
WTRM - 699Capstone Seminar1
WTRM - 690Internship3
BGMT - 509The Systems Approach and Project Management3
TOTAL 7
   
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

Environmental Science and Urban Sustainability – Tom Kakovitch, Program Director
Health Education - John Slack, Program Director
Nursing – Dr. Pier Broadnax, Program Director
Nutrition and Dietetics - Dr. Prema Ganganna, Program Director
Urban Architecture and Community Planning - Ralph Belton, 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
Institute of Gerontology - Dr. Elgloria Harrison, Interim Director
Center for 4-H and Youth Development – Rebecca Bankhead, Director
Architectural Research Institute - Clarence Pearson, Director


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