To earn a Graduate Certificate in Protected Area Management, students must successfully complete the five courses listed below for a total of 15 credits:
- PTRM 525: Foundations of Protected Area Management
(August 21, 2017 to October 13, 2017)
- PTRM 526: Protected Area Planning in an Era of Turbulence and Complexity
(March 19, 2018 to May 11, 2018)
- PTRM 527: Global Ecology, Conservation, and Natural Resource Management in a Changing World
(October 23, 2017 to December 13, 2017)
- PTRM 528: Tourism and Protected Area Management: Striving for Sustainability
(January 15, 2018 to March 5, 2018)
- PTRM 529: Applied Principles and Concepts in Protected Area Management
(begins May 21, 2018)
A field experience/research project is also required for each participant. Successful completion of these requirements leads to a graduate certificate in Protected Area Management awarded by the University of Montana. The program puts participants in contact with globally recognized leaders who have experienced protected area management through technical assistance, research and collaborative efforts.
Program will start August 21, 2017.