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Interdisciplinary MS Program in Water Resources


Water Resources (WARE) Program

About WARE

The WARE program is an interdisciplinary MS "slash" program.  Students who enlist in the program are pursuing graduate studies in hydrology or water resources from a range of departments at the University of Wyoming.  It is a dual degree program that encourages students to pursue interdisciplinary academic options while completing their MS research.

Departments and degrees participating in the program

Recent News

UW Research Grant UW Receives Biggest-Ever Research Grant to Study Water
Wyoming EPSCoR Wyoming EPSCoR: The global importance of watershed management

Educational Underpinnings

  • The purpose of the program is to develop cross-disciplinary education and perspectives regarding water resources.
  • Training is to be consistent with the rigor expected of professionals with water resource expertise.
  • The cross-disciplinary major program is flexible so as to meet the individual professional objectives of students.

Course Guidance

Primary responsibility of student guidance and graduate program formulation resides with the sponsoring department and sponsoring major professor. Once accepted, each candidates graduate committee will contain at least one member drawn from the Water Resources Faculty. The Water Resources Faculty representative on the candidates graduate committee shall aid in formulating course program design, academic performance criteria, and research objectives throughout the candidates tenure in the program.

About WARE


Research Highlights

Research Highlights
Ginger Paige and graduate student Matt Hayes, in the Snowy Range Mountains collecting data.

Blue Planet

Earth Video
Water: the limiting factor in human development around the globe.

Contact Us

WRESE Program Chair, Scott Miller

Dept 3354

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4274


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