Colorado School of Mines


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This multidisciplinary gradute program educates students with undergraduate degrees in engineering or science in all aspects of hydrology, including surface water, groundwater, vadose zone, contaminant transport, hydrochemistry, water resources, watersheds, remediation, modeling, hydrogeophysics, the water-energy nexus, and water policy. Participating departments include chemistry, civil and environmental engineering, geology and geological engineering, geophysics, liberal arts and international studies, and petroleum engineering. The curriculum includes four fundamental core courses, as well as a variety of specialty elective courses. Graduates are employed by environmental consulting firms, state and government agencies (U.S.G.S., E.P.A., etc.), national laboratories, energy companies, and academia.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

Tim VanHaverbeke
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401-1887
(303) 273-3467

Degrees Available