Water Resource Management

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Complete all four courses for your Water Resource Management series Notice of Completion.

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Series Overview

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 series 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 ground water (hydrogeology) resources. Soil classification and wetlands delineation is 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.

All courses in this series count for credit toward the Environmental Resource Management certificate program.

Series at a Glance


4 courses offered.

Location & Format

2–5 days/course;
Edmonton and Calgary.

Series Structure

Complete all four
for your Water Resource Management series
Notice of Completion.


The courses in this series 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.

Program Plan

Courses are scheduled over daytime, evening, and weekend classes, and schedules may vary by term. 

Once all four courses have been successfully completed, an official University of Alberta Notice of Completion will be issued.

Each course counts for credit toward the Environmental Resource Management Certificate program.

Qualifications & Admission

There are no prerequisites or entrance requirements to take the courses within the series. Prior knowledge of content area, however, is recommended. Courses may be completed individually or within the series.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition is paid on a course-by-course basis as you register for each course.
  • This program is eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

Courses Offered

Courses can be taken individually or completed together.  Register online or by phone at 780-492-3116 (toll-free 1-800-808-4784). You may also register by mail, fax, or in person.

Classes are held in Edmonton and Calgary.


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