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Undergraduate Certificate in Public Lands Management

American Public University

12 months
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285 USD/credit
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About

Public lands are managed to accommodate and perpetuate a wide range of environmental, social, and economic values. This Certificate will allow students to focus on the origins of national parks, forests, and refuges and to study the tools and techniques land managers use to provide ecosystem services to the public.

Overview

Public lands are managed to accommodate and perpetuate a wide range of environmental, social, and economic values. 

This Certificate will allow students to focus on the origins of national parks, forests, and refuges and to study the tools and techniques land managers use to provide ecosystem services to the public.

These tools will allow students to develop an understanding of regulatory and policy issues, the use of remote sensing and geographic information systems technology, and the application of land preservation and protection strategies.

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • List the federal, state, and local agencies that manage public lands in the U.S.
  • Explain the regulatory, policy, and political influences on public lands management.
  • Develop management strategies for the management of public lands that balance competing needs and uses.
  • Describe the techniques and strategies used to manage fish and wildlife resources on public lands.
  • Evaluate land use, development, and management plans within and adjacent to public lands.
  • Assess the current status of public lands and its contribution to the social and environmental sustainability of the U.S.

Accreditation

American Public University is part of the American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC accredits degree-granting institutions located in a 19-state region, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED), and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • U.S. Federal Environmental Organization
  • Land Use and Planning
  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
  • Fish and Wildlife Policies, Programs, and Issues
  • Public Lands Management
  • Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our university welcomes international applicants from many countries around the world. We are an online university and students are not required to enter the U.S. Therefore, we do not issue I-20 or DS-2019 forms for the F-1 or J-1 student visas.
  • In addition to the admission requirements for undergraduate or graduate study, we may require additional documents related to residency, 
  • English proficiency, and educational background. Our institution maintains the right to require this documentation when needed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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