Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Graduate study in water resources leading to the Master of Science and the Ph.D. degree is available within the Departments of Community Sustainability; Civil and Environmental Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife, and Geological Sciences.

The MSU Center for Water Sciences is designed to produce a professional water scientist highly trained in a discipline specialty with a broad systems sciences understanding of related aspects of water quality. Supporting departments with related courses include:

  • Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics
  • Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
  • Plant Biology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry 
  • Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
  • Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences
  • Resource Management
  • Sociology
  • Watershed Hydrology

Research opportunities exist within the above mentioned departments in cooperation with the Institute of Water Research, Center for Integrative Toxicology, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Science, Trevor Nichols Research Center, and AgBio Research.

For further information, visit the MSU Center for Water Sciences.