Water Resources Modeling Certificate

  • Programs Offered

    • Certificate
  • Delivery Options

    • Online

    • On-Campus
    • Accelerated
  • Credits

    • 9 credits
  • Timeline

    • One–three semesters

This program is no longer accepting applications. Both theDepartment of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering(CEGE) and theCollege of Engineering(COE) offers a variety graduate certificates to meet your needs.

Strengthen Decision-making In Water Resource Management

There is high demand for water resources professionals with in-depth knowledge and experience in modeling and programming through approaches that enhance cost-effective decision-making. The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering at Michigan Tech designed the graduate on-campus and online certificate in Water Resources Modeling to develop your skills in modeling natural and engineered hydraulic and hydrologic systems.

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

The graduate certificate in Water Modeling program provides the student the opportunity to gain the knowledge and experience they need for system management, analysis, design, and communication while working with data from real-world case studies. Learn to apply model-building skills, including visualization, interpretation, and communication of results, and hone their skills in numerical modeling and simulation for use in natural and engineered systems. They will benefit from an interdisciplinary approach, working closely with a cohort admitted from various areas including the physical sciences, geosciences, computational sciences, and engineering.


To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree in civil, environmental or 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 Water Resources Modeling 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

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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.