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The MS in Sustainable Water Management* is a twelve-month, interdisciplinary program preparing students for professional careers in the water sector. Rigorous education combined with a practicum position SWM graduates as water leaders, driving sustainable solutions for global challenges.

*Program pending Tufts University central administration approval. It is hoped that the program will be launched this coming year. Please be in touch for more details by email at or call +1-617-627-3254

Aerial view of river delta in Iceland

Four Tracks. Limitless Paths.

Water Diplomacy

Develops interdisciplinary expertise in water science and technology and proficiency in political power dynamics, for resolving complex boundary crossing water conflicts.

WASH in International Development and Humanitarian Response

Empowers students with the skills for responding to challenges in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in the context of international development and complex emergencies.

Water, Energy, Food

Illustrates the complex and dynamic relationships at the intersection of water, energy, and food systems and prepares professionals to develop holistic and integrative solutions.

Water Infrastructure for Human Settlements

Focuses on innovative solutions to water infrastructure challenges for resilient human settlements, such as water supply, treatment and distribution, storm management, urban flood management and wastewater collection.