MS in Irrigation

Research in advanced irrigation design and technologies, real-world projects, remote sensing and water management, and more!

About the Program

This program has long been recognized as one of the best programs in the region. As a graduate student in Irrigation, you will be exposed to state-of-the art classroom instruction, laboratory and field work and research in advanced irrigation technologies and real-world projects, professional irrigation design practices and more. Principles of water management from a conservation perspective will be stressed.

Focus Areas

› Remote Sensing of Vegetation and Crop Yield

› Smart Irrigation

Hydrology and Water Resources Systems Analysis

Irrigation Systems Design

Why Agriculture

& Irrigation?


Utilization and management of water resources for sustainable crop production

Research for Social Good

Graduates of the Program

Current Graduate Students

At AgHive, we offer various topics for a master’s thesis. Interested students should inquire at:

Abdul Razzak Doughan

Abdul Razzak Doughan

MS Irrigation Candidate

Georges Rahal

Georges Rahal

MS Irrigation Candidate

Lara Sujud

Lara Sujud

MS Irrigation Candidate, Research Assistant

Rim Hazimeh

Rim Hazimeh

MS Irrigation Candidate, Research Assistant

Yara Al Sarrouh

Yara Al Sarrouh

MS Irrigation Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant

Past Graduates

Many of our successful graduates are occupying professional positions in the irrigation industry both locally and in the region.

Jad El Chouwani ’21

Just graduated


Aleel Haidar ’21

Just graduated


Lora El Moussawi ’21

Just graduated


Roya Mourad ’20

Research Assistant at AgHive

Naji Beyrouthy ’20

Irrigation Engineer at AGRIWA

Ghaith Amro ’19

Irrigation Engineer at Liban Lait

Gadson Assimwe ’19

Irrigation Officer at Action Against Hunger

Chafik Abdallah ’18

Irrigation Engineer at Dar Al-Handasah

Mohammad Ali Hajj Hassan ’18

Water Specialist at BWE

Hassan Awada ’18

Central Product Manager at Debbane

Zein Khraizat ’15

PhD Candidate at UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources

Our Courses

AGSC 334

Remote Sensing of the Environment

AGSC 310

Advanced Soil Physics

AGSC 317

Surface & Groundwater Hydrology


AGSC 330

Integrated Water Resources Management


AGSC 328

Sprinkler & Micro-Irrigation Engineering


Wing B, Agriculture Building, American University of Beirut

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