Graduate work leading to an M.S. or Ph.D. in the field of Environmental Engineering and water resources is offered by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The Department of Geology and Geophysics offers minors in water resources in their graduate programs and M.S. and Ph.D. programs in geochemistry, which concentrates on the study of groundwater. The departments of Geography & Anthropology and Biological and Agricultural Engineering also offer M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with specialty in Water Resources. The Economics Department offers a graduate level course on the economics of water resource development and has, upon request, arranged special programs for M.S. or Ph.D. candidates in the field of water resources in cooperation with Civil Engineering and Geology.
A student interested in any technical or administrative phase of water resources can enroll in the graduate program of their major specialty and concentrate or conduct research, in water resources. A significant research program is conducted with financial support from the Louisiana Water Resources Research Institute under the Water Resources Research Act of 1964. Thus research opportunity is available for graduate students in any department or combination of departments for multidisciplinary work.
For further information, visit the Louisiana Water Resources Research Institute.