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Urban Water Management Certification

Dillard’s Urban Water Management Certificate presents a unique opportunity for students to address the critical need for water management in municipalities throughout the world. The certificate opens students up to high-paying careers in water resource, water works, waste water treatment and more. The program trains students for jobs in government agencies and private industry.

Students will learn to handle issues such as:  flooding from hurricanes, stormwater management and sinking land caused by subsidence as well as more mundane issues such as providing clean, safe water to residents.

The Dillard University Urban Water Management Certification Program is the first and only program of its kind in the State of Louisiana! Apply Today!

Program Contact

Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70122

Ph. (504) 283 – 8822

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Urban Water Management Certificate Program

Students can earn a certificate in Urban Water Management by completing two required courses and two electives.

Required courses:

1. URB 301 – Intro to Urban Water Management

2. URB 420 – Urban Water Management Seminar

Choose two electives:

1. URB 335 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

2. URB 206 – City and Metropolitan Planning

3. URB 412 – Urban Land Use Policy

Why Choose Dillard University?

Students at Dillard UniversitySince 1869, Dillard University has been committed to providing students with a quality four-year liberal arts education. Dillard is a fully accredited private, historically black university. Currently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Dillard among the nation’s Top 20 HBCUs, based on comprehensive undergraduate studies. Dillard also was awarded a Top 10 Ranking in 2010 for liberal arts schools in the social mobility category, by Washington Monthly.

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