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
$571 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
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


OSU faculty specializing in the management and conservation of natural resources, including water and geosciences, are world renowned and experts in their field.

The instructors of the online water conflict management and transformation graduate certificate are dedicated to provide increasingly critical skills and resources to decision-making students and professionals who are faced with challenges in water resource and conflict management.

Faculty leads

Aaron T. Wolf, Ph.D.
Project Director
Program in Water Conflict Management and Transformation
Department of Geosciences

Read about Wolf's experiences and research in Across the Divide in OSU's Terra magazine.  

View the Corvallis Gazette-Times article where Wolf discusses the water conflict management graduate certificate.

Lynette de Silva
Associate Director
Program in Water Conflict Management and Transformation
Department of Geosciences

Read more about Lynette and her ability to view Oregon's Vanport housing development disaster through a new lens.

Additional faculty profiles and student testimonials affiliated with the Graduate Certificate in Water Conflict Management and Transformation can be found on the program's official Get Tapped In website.


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