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Water Resources Management M.S.


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Admission Requirements

The deadline for fall semester application is February 1. The deadline for spring semester application is October 1. Applicants to the program must hold a B.S. or B.A. degrees in the physical, natural or social sciences, business, management, or a related field.

  1. A minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.00.
  2. Submission of an application, as well as official transcripts of all college-level course work to the Graduate College. Send the following (items 3-6) to:

Graduate Admissions Committee
Water Resources Management Program
University of Nevada Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 454029
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4029

  1. Copies of all transcripts sent to the Graduate College.
  2. Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Exam. This requirement may be waived in the case of candidates with exceptional professional experience.
  3. Three letters of recommendation from individuals competent to comment on the applicant’s promise as a graduate student.
  4. A letter of application stating the student’s interests and goals.

Degree Requirements


Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the Water Resources Management Graduate Program, students are encouraged to select courses from different departments that would strengthen their background and help them achieve their research and educational goals. Students must develop their course work program with the consent of the advisor and the student’s advisory committee. Courses from different colleges and departments may be incorporated into the student’s program of study. Students should consult the listings of individual departments.

Thesis Option


1. Course Work


b. Six credits in


Hydrologic Sciences courses required (GEOL or CEE courses)

c. Three additional credits in


Science, mathematics, or engineering courses required (see listing of BIO, CEE, CHEM, GEOL, MAT, MEG, PHYS, or STA courses)

d. Nine credits in


Management, public administration, economics, law, or political science courses required (see listing of ECO, EPS, ENV, HIS, LAW, MGT, MIS, POS, or PUA courses)

e. Six credits of


Electives (see listing of BIO, CEE, CHEM, ECO, EPS, ENV, GEOL, HIS, LAW, MAT, MEG, MGT, MIS, PHYS, POS, PUA, or STA courses)

2. Thesis


3. Final Examination


There will be a final examination that will include a comprehensive oral examination.

4. Total semester credit hours: 33 credits


Non-thesis Option


1. Course Work


b. Six credits in


Hydrologic sciences courses required (GEOL or CEE courses)

c. Six additional credits in


Science, mathematics, or engineering courses required (see listing of BIO, CEE, CHEM, GEOL, MAT, MEG, PHYS, or STA courses)

d. Twelve credits in


Management, public administration, economics, law, or political science courses required (see listing of ECO, EPS, ENV, HIS, LAW, MGT, MIS, POS, or PUA courses)

e. Six credits of electives


(see listing of BIO, CEE, CHEM, ECO, EPS, ENV, GEOL, HIS, LAW, MAT, MEG, MGT, MIS, PHYS, POS, PUA, or STA courses)

2. Professional paper


3. Total semester credit hours: 36 credits


Notes


A minimum of 15 credit hours must be in 700-level courses for both degree options. A 3.00 grade point average is required in all course work used in the degree program.

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