East Central University

Master of Science in Water Resource Policy and Management


1100 E 14th St

Ada, OK 74820

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Water Resource Policy and Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online M.S. in Water Resource Policy and Management at East Central University is unique in that it gives equal attention to law and policy, water science and Native American challenges. You’ll learn how to address the complex challenges of water resource decisions and to develop solutions that are socially acceptable, politically and economically viable and environmentally sustainable.

Study where and when it’s best for you, and earn your degree in just a year.

Throughout the program, you’ll study:

Policy research, analysis and methodology
Water law
Environmental conflict management
Native American law
Tribal politics
Native American water rights
Environmental toxicology
Watershed management
Water quality and treatment

By graduation, you can educate policymakers on what the science of water policy actually means. You’ll conduct original research and contribute your knowledge to the field while working to integrate policy and science to affect change.

With your degree, you can step into roles at state and city organizations, nature conservatories, policy offices and the EPA in roles such as:

Utility Manager
City Manager
Policy Analyst
Environmental Consultant
Environmental Technician


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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