Water Management and Hydrological Science, Master

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University rank #101 (ARWU) , TX,
The Water Management and Hydrological Science (WMHS) graduate degree program is administered by an interdisciplinary faculty from four colleges and is housed administratively in the College of Geosciences, Department of Geography.


Nearly 60 faculty members from the Colleges of Architecture, Agriculture and Life Sciences, Engineering, and Geosciences participate in program. The faculty have expertise in the bio-physical and social sciences and in engineering.

The program offers two masters’ degrees (thesis and non-thesis options) and a Ph.D. The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to allow students to become leaders in their focal areas of water while making connections to colleagues in other related disciplines.

Our Goals
  • To provide students with strong technical skills in disciplines relevant to water resources, including a broad understanding of hydrology and the interconnectedness of the biophysical and social sciences in water management.
  • To provide a teaching and research base for collaborations, lectures, seminars, and workshops to improve the communication and exchange of knowledge among students, faculty, professionals and citizens.
  • To encourage all water users to adopt wise water-management practices.
  • To improve the availability, security and reliability of human water supplies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hydrology and Environment
  • Contemporary Issues in Water Resources
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Water Resources Engineering, Planning and Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Arrange for each college or institution attended to send one official transcript of all degrees earned and one copy of an official statement of the degree or diploma awarded. Transcripts in languages other than English
  • Arrange for three individuals to send recommendation letters, through the electronic application system to the Office of Admissions. Recommendations by research advisor(s) or professors are preferred.
  • Send a Statement of Purpose essay.
  • Send a Curriculum Vitae.
  • Students are notified of admissions decisions by email and postal mail. Applicants are encouraged to maintain contact with both the Texas A&M Office of Admissions and the WMHS Office to ensure that all admission documents were received.

Tuition Fee

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    14544 USD/year
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    6918 USD/year
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