Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The program in Water Resources at Drexel University provides a foundation in the principles governing the nature, occurrence, movement, and quality of water in the earth's atmospheric, surface, and subsurface environments. Faculty research interests related to water resources include: unsaturated zone hydrology, groundwater and unsaturated zone remediation, stochastic subsurface hydrology, aquatic ecology, drinking water microbiology, risk assessment, coastal engineering, and atmospheric chemistry and physics.

A student can concentrate in Water Resources by pursuing the M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, or Environmental Engineering. Degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering are offered through the Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering; Environmental Science degrees are offered through the Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science. A concentration in Hydraulics/Coastal Engineering is also available in the Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering. Requirements and prerequisites vary from program to program. Prospective students should consult the Drexel University Graduate Curricula for detailed information.

For further information, visit the Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, and the Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science.