This certificate program is designed to provide college graduates, current practitioners, and new professionals with targeted knowledge and skills to advance their understanding and career mobility related to water resources planning, management, and policy. This skillset can be applied to a wide array of natural resource managers, as water planning is essential to sound governmental policy and community management. All courses include case studies and exercises pertaining to various water issues in Colorado and the United States, as well as international examples.

Effective Fall 2019

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

WR 511Water Resource Development3
or CIVE 544 Water Resources Planning and Management
WR 512Water Law for Non-Lawyers3
WR 514GIS and Data Analysis in Water Resources3
Program Total Credits:9

*This certificate may have courses in common with other graduate certificates. A student may earn more than one certificate, but a given course may be counted only in one certificate.