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About The Certificate in Water Management and Leadership

This spring Extended Learning will again offer the sequence of courses leading to its Certificate in Water Management and Leadership.  This cycle begins with the second 8 week session of the Spring 2017 term and ends during the summer of 2018. 

Highlights include:

-The general purpose of certification is primarily designed to prepare individuals currently employed as intermediate level supervisors in the various fields of water supply and treatment for higher management positions;

-At the same time, it recognizes potential candidates for the program are in other situations or have different goals some flexibility is needed.  If you fall into this category you should discuss the program with either the Director or Academic Coordinator to ascertain what's best for you.

-To accomplish objectives, the certificate program exposes students to current issues, policies, and practices in integrated water resources management, leadership, environmental and regulatory policies, water law, finance, professional relations and core concepts in water science and engineering. This curriculum was designed by water experts, leaders in regional water industry, board members, and former certificate graduates as well as a special advisory committee. 

-The certificate requires five courses completed within a four year period and once the core platform course WTRM 401 is completed then participants may pick and chose the order of classes in which they wish to enroll;

-Taken sequentially, the certificate takes approximately 17 months;

-Admission to the core survey course is open to the interested public while selected preparation is required for admission to the certificate track (see "admission requirements" tab);

-Further discussion about faculty, admission requirements, costs, financial support and FAQs on other tabs of this webpage.