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What will I learn?

Help solve state and national water problems

Prepare to use science to better manage our world’s critical water resources with a degree in water science and management.

In this program, you’ll develop strong expertise in managing water in agricultural, domestic and wildland environments. You’ll learn to use this science-based knowledge to help industries grow food, manage forests and raise cattle. The program also includes courses in math and GIS-based mapping, as well as hands-on field research experiences.

With this degree, you’ll be prepared to fill the growing demand for water professionals in the agricultural industry, research facilities and state and federal agencies.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Are strong in science
  • Have an interest in agriculture
  • Are involved in 4-H, FFA or other agriculture-related activities
  • Enjoy working in the outdoors
  • Want to help others practice sustainable farming

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Quantitative hydrologist
  • Irrigation technician
  • Precision agriculture technician
  • Watershed management technicians
  • Consultant

Which department am I in?

College of Natural Resources

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$27,840.00 per year
Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Drive,

MOSCOW,

Idaho,

83844, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A 2.5 on a 4.0 Grade Point Average scale is required from your secondary school. You must meet criteria for admission to university-level study in your home country.

For international students

Students must have 2.5 on a 4.0 GPA scale is required from secondary school. They must meet criteria for admission to university level study in home country.

They should also satisfy the following English language requirements:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) minimum score of 525 on the paper test or 70 on the Internet-based test
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum score of 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) Academic score of 48
  • ELS Language Centers, pass of Level 112
  • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English), pass
  • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English), pass
  • Cambridge International "O" Levels, pass
  • English proficiency demonstration is waived for any applicant who has a previous degree at an accredited U.S. institution

Priority Application Dates – Fall: May 1; Spring: October 1; Summer: March 15

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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