Certificate in Water Resources Policy

The Water Resources Policy Certificate provides the recipient with a working knowledge of water resources in sufficient detail that they are prepared for professional positions involving water resources management and policy. To the prospective employer, the certificate is a professional endorsement that the recipient has received four university level courses on issues fundamental to water resources management and policy. A formal certificate issued by the Texas State’s College of Liberal Arts and a statement on the recipient’s Texas State transcript recognize successful completion of the program.

Applicants to the Water Resources Policy Certificate program are required to be a Texas State University undergraduate degree seeking or post-baccalaureate student in good standing.

The certificate requires 16-17 semester credit hours. Student must complete the following courses with no grade less than a “C” and an overall average for the five classes of at least a 2.5.

GEO 3434Water Resources4
GEO 4313Environmental Management3
GEO 4314River Basin Management3
GEO 4334Groundwater Resources3-4
or GEOL 4421 Hydrogeology
GEO 4341Water Policy3
Total Hours16-17

For additional information and application process, discuss with an academic advisor or refer to: http://www.geo.txstate.edu/degrees-programs/certificates.html.