Build expertise in water law.
Lawyers, judges and other legal professionals who have a solid grasp on water science
are an important part of the solution for today’s complicated water problems.
This program – the only program of its kind in the nation – provides students with the
distinctive education and professional experiences to fulfill these roles. You will study
both the legal and scientific sides of water issues and gain the specialized expertise to
address complex water resources problems from an interdisciplinary approach.
The concurrent J.D./M.S. in Water Resources may be completed in four years, and the
J.D./Ph.D. may be completed in six years.