Stay Ahead of the Curve in the Constantly Evolving Field of Hydrology.


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Program Benefits

The Master of Environmental Science: Hydrology & Water Security was created through an innovative partnership between the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science in the Gallogly College of Engineering, the School of Meteorology and the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability. In addition to the core curriculum, this program offers tracks in Water Management, Water Quality, and Water Quantity. Designed for working professionals, this 30 hour credit program can be completed 100% online in 21 months.*

*21-month program only applies to students who start in the fall and spring semesters; summer starts can finish in 24 months.


In addition to the core curriculum, students will choose between three specializations: Water Management, Water Quality, and Water Quantity allowing students to select the coursework most relevant to their career interests.

Access to Jobs Today and Tomorrow

Water is globally recognized as one of the most valued natural resources, so water-based industries are seeking professionals with the knowledge and expertise to lead new innovations in emerging water-based industries. 

Incredible Student Experience

The online graduate experience is dynamic and engaging, and includes both synchronous and asynchronous activities.  The course has been designed for working professionals and allows for flexibility while maintaining a high-quality learning environment.

Collaborative Expertise

Faculty are comprised of experts spanning two colleges and three departments. Multidisciplinary hydrologic experience provides a unique perspective for industry professionals that cannot be found in other graduate programs.

Strong Networks Impact Your Career

Students and graduates have opportunities to build mutually beneficial networks throughout the OU Sooner family.