Our range of interdisciplinary programs at the University of Saskatchewan provides students with the chance to delve into various aspects of water resources and security including, fieldwork, laboratory activities, policy development, or water management.

Undergraduate Programs

Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering

Develop solutions to environmental problems including water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, and public health issues.

Environmental Geosciences
College of Arts and Science

Explore how geological processes have shaped the geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere over geologic time and investigate impacts of human activities on these systems

Environment and Society
College of Arts and Science

Integrate social and scientific elements to address environmental problems and contribute to policy development.

Health Studies
College of Arts and Science

The Changing Climates and Health stream provides a foundation in ecosystem and climate science, to help understand and plan for health in changing environments and public health implications of natural disasters for Indigenous populations.

College of Arts and Science

Learn about physical and social science perspectives focused on investigating issues related to water security

Resource Science
College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Focuses on sustainable management and use of our land, water and plant resources and provides hands-on, practical experience in field measurement and assessment.

Regional and Urban Planning
College of Arts and Science

Decisions about how communities grow are increasingly linked to public environmental consciousness, making planners one of the most active groups of professionals dealing with climate change, air and water quality and energy efficient community design.

Water Science Certificate
College of Arts and Science

Provides theoretical and practical training in hydrologic science.

Graduate Programs

Food and Water Nexus

The Food-Water Nexus Education and Training (FWNET) CREATE is an NSERC graduate training program (MSc & PhD) that will provide students with an interdisciplinary foundation to address global food-water security issues.

Biological Engineering
College of Engineering

Agricultural machinery design, tillage mechanics, sensors and instrumentation for agricultural and biological systems, agricultural building environments, soil and water management, waste management, cold-regions hydrology, postharvest and food engineering and value-added bioprocessing. 

Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas
Graduate School of Public Policy

Deepens understanding of challenges of the north such as climate change and globalization while exploring solutions that also strengthen the communities and empower the region's peoples.

Water Resources Certificate
School of Environment and Sustainability

Focuses on enhancing foundational knowledge in water resource and hydrological theory, data analysis and modelling.

Water Security
School of Environment and Sustainability

Learn to address and investigate complex global water security issues, with training in science, engineering and policy analysis.

Water Science Certificate
College of Arts and Science

Tailored for practitioners with interest in the water sciences, aiming to deepen their knowledge as it relates to chemical risk, ecosystem management and hydrogeological processes.

Sustainable Water Management Certificate
School of Environment and Sustainability

Focuses on human dimensions of sustainable water management, including policy approaches and public health.

Extended Learning

Non-credit community-level program.

Sustainable Irrigation
Extended Learning

Focuses on developing the foundational knowledge required for sound decision making in sustainable irrigated agriculture.