The focus of the Natural Resources - Watershed Management and Ecohydrology program at University of Arizona is on arid/semiarid regions of the southwestern United States and the world. Research areas include hydrology, hydrologic-vegetative interactions, soil-water processes, erosion and sedimentation, stream dynamics, watershed modeling, hydrologic effects of management, land-use, and climate change.
Other research areas include analysis and assessment (including GIS), economics and policy, integrated watershed management, fire effects, and tree ring studies.
Students also may choose from a wide variety of minor subjects, including soil science, watershed management, animal science, wildlife ecology, plant science, ecology, anthropology, public administration, and global change.
Career opportunities for M.S. and Ph.D. graduates exist in federal and state natural resource agencies and legislative policy and budget offices; in non-governmental organizations; in offices of corporations and trade associations concerned with natural resource policy and administration; and in international development agencies, consulting firms, universities, and private research organizations.
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Students pursuing the M.S. or Ph.D. degree may elect one of four disciplinary emphasis areas:
- Ecology, Management, and Restortation of Rangelands;
- Natural Resources Studies;
- Watershed Management and Ecohydrology;
- Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation and Management
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesHydrology & Water Management Environmental Management Natural Resource Management View 15 other Masters in Natural Resource Management in United States
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- GPA 3.0
- Proof of English proficiency is required for any international applicant born in a country where English is not the official language. Please click the link below for more information.
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Letter of intent
- Summary of course work
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International20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 24 months.
National20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State11938 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.