Master of Land and Water Systems

Make a difference as an environmental professional in just 1 year!

The 12-month, professional Master of Land and Water Systems program provides students an opportunity to obtain science-based skills, training and knowledge in the area of Land and Water Systems to address the emerging environmental issues of food security, maintenance of ecological services, restoration of degraded lands, climate change adaptation, and resource conservation.




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Meet Roya Bennett, a recent graduate of the MLWS program, who travelled to Colombia and assessed the potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts of a proposed mine on the local Coello and Bermellon watersheds. Roya focused on the connections between social and community well-being and the land-water system.

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A watershed is… “…that area of land, a bounded hydrologic system, within which all living things are inextricably linked by their common water course and where, as humans settled, simple logic demanded that they become part of a community.” – John Wesley Powell