23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The Water Resource Management (WRM) program in the College of Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a flexible, interdisciplinary course of study leading to a Master of Science degree. 

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It is a technically and scientifically based program that blends the physical aspects of the hydrologic sciences with policy and management issues.

The Water Resource Management program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is designed to encourage a multidisciplinary approach to learning. Students enter the program from a wide variety of undergraduate programs, then take classes and conduct research with faculty in the Colleges of: Sciences, Business, Urban Affairs, Engineering, and Liberal Arts at UNLV, plus the Boyd School of Law and the Desert Research Institute. Students in the WRM program also work with participating faculty from federal, state, and local government agencies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific research method.
  • Demonstrate the ability to pose a scientific research question, including posing the question in the form of a hypothesis.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct a scientific literature search, tailored to the specific project.
  • Demonstrate the ability to execute problem-specific skills at an appropriate level.
  • Demonstrate the ability to design and execute a scientific research plan, without excessive guidance.
  • Demonstrate the ability to present the results of scientific research in both oral and written formats.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Water Resource Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Policy Issues 
  • Water Economics and Water Law
  • Professional Paper in WRM

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.00.
  • Submission of an online application.
  • Transcripts of all college-level course work.
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals competent to comment on the applicant's promise as a graduate student.
  • A letter of application stating the student's interests and goals.

Tuition Fee

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    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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