University Of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin, one of the leading research universities in the United States, has a rich tradition of education and research in water resources.  Its graduate program in hydrogeology is consistently rated as one of the top five in the nation and its limnology program is world-renowned.

Graduate study for Ph.D. and M.S. degrees is available in various fields associated with water resources, e.g., Agricultural and Applied Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, Bacteriology, Chemical Engineering, Economics, Entomology, Environmental Toxicology, Forest Ecology and Management, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology and Geophysics, Landscape Architecture, Law, Oceanography and Limnology, Soil Science, Urban and Regional Planning, and Water Chemistry.  In addition, a student can develop interdisciplinary programs in areas not covered by organized programs.  Studies are concentrated on a specialized program field and generalized to additional related areas as time and interests permit.  Multidisciplinary Programs in Water Resources Management (M.S.) and Environment and Resources (M.S., Ph.D.) are available through the Institute for Environmental Studies.

The Water Resources Institute (WRI) administers a variety of interdisciplinary and specialized research programs in water resources.  Graduate education is closely tied to the research of individual faculty members.

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