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Professional Science Masters
Water Resource Management

Tolessa Deksissa, Ph.D.
Program Director


Professional Science Master’s (PSM) Program

Water Resources Management

Program Requirements

The Water Resources Management accepts application for Fall Term enrollment (Application Priority Deadlines are May 15 for International Students and June 15 for US students). Working professionals who have a B.S. degree with strong background in math, science or engineering are encouraged to apply. Applicants must also meet university-wide admission requirements. For this program, the admissions criteria include, but are not limited to, GRE, GPA, references, personal statements, and work experience relevant to the program. Students must also have basic knowledge of information technology. A minimum of 35 credits is required to graduate, and the program can be completed in 2 year by full time student. Requirements include:

  • 15 credits of hydroscience courses
  • 12 credits of core water resources management courses
  • 7 credits of professional (science-plus) courses and
  • A 4-credit internship/capstone seminar.

Click here for program curriculum and course descriptions.

College of Urban Agriculture and Environmental Studies (CAUSES)

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RN to BS in Nursing – Dr. Pier Broadnax, Program Director
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

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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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