Credits required
18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 18 quarter credits are equal to 12 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Graduate Certificate in Water Conflict Management and Transformation – Online

Curriculum

The curriculum in OSU's online Graduate Certificate in Water Conflict Management and Transformation centers on case-based, interactive course and field work to provide an in-depth look at water conflict, conflict transformation and prevention issues and strategies across four distinct and overlapping themes:

  • Water governance
  • Water and ecosystems
  • Water and society
  • Water and economics

Visit OSU's academic catalog for complete curriculum details and to see a full list of available courses that fit into each of the categories below.

Required courses (18 credits)

  • Capstone coursework – Choose from one of three approved courses (3)
  • Capstone practicum/internship – Choose from one of two approved courses (3) 
  • Water governance – Choose from one of nine approved courses (3)
  • Water and society – Choose from one of 21 approved courses (3-4)
  • Water and ecosystems – Choose from one of 12 approved courses (3-4)
  • Water and economics – Choose from one of eight approved courses (3)

Questions?

For questions about the certificate coursework, please contact Lynette de Silva, the certificate program associate director, at desilval@geo.oregonstate.edu or 541-737-7013.

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