University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Environmental Education Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate - Environmental Education


Course Requirements12
Total Hours12

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • Admission Process involves the following:
    1. Successful admission into a Masters degree programs in Teaching and Learning or Environmental Studies.
    2. Completion of an interview based on previous professional experiences, educational background, GPA and professional goals.
  • Completion Requirements: The following requirements must be completed to receive the certificate in Environmental Education. Completion of the 12-credit certificate sequence having a grade of B or better in all course work. In addition a written reflective essay must be completed and submitted that addresses how the candidate met the NAAEE Guideline criteria aligned with each course, field experiences and internship. This will be followed by an exit interview and based on the essay and interview candidate performance on each strand and element will be evaluated as unacceptable, acceptable and target level criteria established in the guidelines. To receive the certificate students must score at the acceptable or target level on all elements.

Course Requirements

Complete all of the following courses:
ENST/EDU 521Foundation in Environmental Education3
ENST/EDU 548Supervision and Teaching Environmental Education3
EDU 525Teaching Environmental Science3
ENST 590Supervised Internship PEAS3
or EDU 598 Internship
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C