The Protected Area Management Distance Education Program (PAMDEP) graduate certificate provides students and professionals with training and expertise in the key topics related to protected area management. Courses cover the history and philosophy of the global protected area system, laws and policy and international conventions.
Students learn management planning, managing visitors and tourists, the ecological imperatives of protected areas, sustainability and community-based conservation. These courses provide the necessary foundation for students to pursue a career in protected area management. Courses are offered via distance learning (online and correspondence) through the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation.
Graduate Certificate - Protected Area Management
Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Note: A field experience/research project is also required for each participant.
|Complete all of the following courses:|
|PTRM 525||Evolving Foundations of Protected Area Management||3|
|PTRM 526||Protected Area Planning in an Era of Turbulence & Complexity: Concepts & Principles||3|
|PTRM 527||Global Ecology, Conservation & Natural Resource Management in a Changing World||3|
|PTRM 528||Tourism & Protected Area Management: Striving for Sustainability||3|
|PTRM 529||Program management and application planning||3|