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Water Resource Management

University of Alberta

University of Alberta

www.ualberta.ca

Further your education and expand your professional portfolio within the environmental industry with specialized studies that offer official recognition from the University of Alberta. 

Water plays a role in all aspects of life, and this certificate/credential provides specialized education and training to increase your professional capacity of managing the aquatic resources in our environment. Course content explores the management, evaluation, and monitoring requirements of both surface water (hydrology) and groundwater (hydrogeology) resources. Soil classification and wetlands delineation are also included to provide practitioners with enhanced expertise in these areas.

These courses offer hands-on applications with real-world situations and responsive education. Students will enhance their professional skill-set and knowledge based on current research, regulations, and applications.

The courses are recognized within the ERM Certificate and by the Alberta Institute of Agrologists as senior level agrology courses related to entrance into the profession and to augment core knowledge requirements related to a practice area in AIA. The Water Resource Management Certificate provides specialized education and training for those working with wetlands and riparian areas, as well as in the fields of hydrology, hydrogeology, and soil science.

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Office of the Registrar
201 Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G2M7, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate *
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    4 courses

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning

* Certificate

Admission Requirements

Students are expected to already possess entry-level knowledge of the subject matter through job training, a past diploma/degree, or work experience in a complementary environmental sector. Course assessments may include assignments and exams (unless the student elects to complete the course via 'audit' enrollment).

There are no prerequisites or entrance requirements to take the courses within the certificate. Prior knowledge of content area, however, is recommended. Courses may be completed individually or within the certificate. For more information, please visit uab.ca/watermgt or email erm@ualberta.ca.


Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated October 01, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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