Resilient Water Infrastructure Certificate

  • Programs Offered

    • Certificate
  • Delivery Options

    • Online

    • On-Campus
    • Accelerated
  • Credits

    • 9 credits
  • Timeline

    • One–three semesters

Get Ready for Holistic Two-pronged Training in Water Management

Michigan Tech's on-campus and online certificate in Resilient Water Infrastructure is unique: It provides integrated training in resilient water infrastructure that ensures adequate water supply and responds to the risks associated with flood, drought, and other issues. The certificate was created to address increasing demand for resilient water infrastructure and professionals trained to address issues caused by rapid climate change and other factors.

Who is This Certificate For?

This certificate is for qualified professionals who want to enhance their skill set and can be a foundation to continue toward a graduate degree. It is also valuable for degree-seeking students looking to develop a concentration that gives them an edge in their career path.

What You Need to Know

With a graduate certificate in Resilient Water Infrastructure, you will learn to design best management practices for water and sewer systems; stormwater and low-impact development and stream restoration; and water-related structures such as dams, embankments, diversions, and cross drainage as resilient infrastructure issues become more prevalent in our society due to urbanization and climate change.


To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree in civil, environmental or a related degree. See complete admissions requirements.

Accelerated Option

Michigan Tech Bachelor's + 1 Semester = Accelerated Graduate Certificate

Current Michigan Tech undergraduates or recent alumni, get started right away. Our accelerated graduate certificates are a fast, affordable way to add graduate credentials to your bachelor's degree in as little as one semester. Be more marketable in your industry or prepare for your master's degree. Explore accelerated certificate options.

Online Option

Accredited Courses, Convenience

Online learning at Michigan Tech provides greater flexibility and can fit around your busy schedule wherever you are. Upgrade or change your career path.

Prospective students can earn graduate certificate in Resilient Water Infrastructure fully online.


This graduate certificate requires a minimum of 9 total credits. Students may apply the credits earned for this certificate toward a graduate degree at Michigan Tech.


Graduate Director

Qingli Dai

Graduate Assistant

Angela Keranen

Application Process and Admissions Requirements

Applications are reviewed on an individual basis using a holistic approach. Fill out our free graduate application online to apply to any of our programs. Official transcripts and scores are not required for the initial application, although you will need to upload them later.

Accredited by HLC

Michigan Tech has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1928. Our Graduate School offers over 125 certificates, master's, and PhD programs to provide our students and the world with what tomorrow needs.