Certificate in Public Lands Management
American Public University System

Program Details

Explore the tools and techniques used by land managers to provide ecosystem services to the public with an online Certificate in Public Lands Management from APU. This certification can benefit individuals in forestry, land conservation, and land management fields.

Courses in this online forestry certification explain the origins of national parks, forests, and refuges. Students will learn about regulatory and policy issues, zoning, and land use policies. The curriculum covers modern management techniques and the use of remote sensing and geographic information systems technology.

Classes include discussions of topics such as:

  • Land use and planning
  • Fish and wildlife policies, programs, and issues
  • Environmental policy, regulation, and law
  • Water resources management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score