Indiana University

School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Water Resources


Wright Educational Building, 201 North Rose Ave.

940 E. Seventh Street

Bloomington, IN 47408

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Environmental Science, Water Resources Concentration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

SPEA’s rigorous Water Resources concentration prepares students with the skills to address myriad environmental issues including water quality treatment, pollution prevention, watershed assessment, water resource management, storm water management, permitting, risk assessment, wetland reclamation, wastewater treatment, and sustainable urban growth. Our graduates possess a complete set of tools applicable to careers with federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as nongovernmental agencies, private sector environmental consultants, and environmental management departments within industry. Graduates leave SPEA with professional expertise and tools to approach the vast variety of water resource needs. The diversity and accomplishments among the SPEA faculty allow flexibility for SPEA graduate students to tailor their degrees to best match their environmental career goals.


It is considered to be one of the top environmental science programs in the country by the Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD).

International Student Requirements:

International students whose native language is not English, or who do not have an undergraduate degree from a United States institution, are also required to take the TOEFL. Indiana University baseline score for consideration: 600 (computer-version) or 96 (written-version).

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 48

In State Tuition (per year): 9398 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 20408 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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