Hydrology includes thermal-fluid sciences and geothermal pools at the University of Idaho.

M.S. Hydrology

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Preserving Valuable Resources

Work to secure and protect one of the most valuable natural resources, water, as a hydrologist, and help to minimize waste, prevent pollution and much more. This program teaches you how to develop and manage hydrologic studies and geophysical surveys and provides valuable research experiences using the latest technologies.

Fast Facts

  • Relatively small, active program
  • Faculty members with diverse research interests and experience
  • Professor and researcher at a university (Ph.D. required)
  • Teacher at the secondary or community college level
  • Geologist
  • Environmental scientist
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Atmospheric scientist
  • Museum curator
  • Climate change scientist
  • Engineering geologist
  • Mineralogist
  • Seismologist
  • Soils engineer
Degree Prep

Be familiar with computer modeling, data analysis and integration, digital mapping, remote sensing and GPS and GIS.

Degree Roadmap
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

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Hands-On Learning

Examples of some research project titles our graduate students are working on:

  • Implementation of a Groundwater Monitoring Program and Aquifer Testing in the Wanapum Aquifer System.
  • Observations of Recharge to the Wanapum Aquifer System in the Moscow Area, Latah County, Idaho.
  • Development of Spatial-Statistical Models for Simulation of CO2 Injection into Fractured Basalts.
  • Estimation of Temporal and Spatial Water Flux in a Deep Vadose Zone.