University Of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island offers graduate study in many water resources related fields leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Graduate work in this area is actively pursued by the departments of

  • Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Chemical, Mechanical, Ocean, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Community Planning
  • Fisheries, Animal, and Veterinarian Sciences
  • Geosciences
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • the Biological Sciences
  • Plant Sciences and Entomology

Examples of graduate level course offerings are:

  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Groundwater Flow and Seepage
  • Geohydrology
  • Environmental Geology
  • Sanitary Chemistry
  • Biosystems in Sanitary Engineering
  • Water Pollution Control and Treatment of Wastewater
  • Theory of Water Purification and Treatment
  • Industrial Wastewater Treatment
  • Stream and Estuarine Analysis
  • The Ecology of the Community
  • The Wetland Environment
  • Soil Conservation and Land Use
  • Chemistry of our Environment
  • Environmental Law
  • Ecological Aspects of Marine Pollution
  • Development and Evaluation of Natural Resource Projects
  • The Environmental Crisis and Sociology of the Environment

For further information visit the Onsite Wastewater Resource Center