Education

Field Education

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Wilderness Studies Semester : Wilderness & Civilization Program

Offering students a minor in Wilderness Studies in just one semester, this unique interdisciplinary, campus-and field-based program immerses students in Montana's wildlands each fall. Early admission deadline is February 15 of each year. Apply today!

Wilderness Studies Semester : Wilderness & Civilization Program

Freshman Wilderness Experience

Experience Montana wildlands before you start classes in the fall: join UM's Outdoor Programs and the Wilderness Institute for your choice of a four-day backpacking or float trip.

Freshman Wilderness Experience

The Northern Rockies Outdoor Leadership Certificate

The Northern Rockies Outdoor Leadership Certificate is a trans-disciplinary program open to students from any major. Gain and enhance leadership skills by engaging in active coursework and field learning. This unique certificate strengthens any student's future professional, academic, or personal plans.

The Northern Rockies Outdoor Leadership Certificate

Wilderness Lecture Series

The lecture series serves as a forum for the exploration of current wilderness issues. Each year, the series brings scholars and leaders from across the country to the University of Montana to focus on a particular theme. 

Wilderness Lecture Series

Distance Education

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Wilderness Management Distance Education Program

The Distance Education Program provides online and correspondence courses focusing on wilderness management and stewardship. Courses include topics ranging from philosophy and ecology to recreation and planning.

Wilderness Management Distance Education Program