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Online Undergraduate Certificate

Watershed Management

Watershed Management
Undergraduate Certificate
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer up to 9 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $324 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Gain insights, tools, and knowledge about watershed management.

Watershed management plays a crucial role in protecting water quality and aquatic ecosystems, preventing water pollution, decreasing flood risk, and minimizing other human and environmental health impacts related to polluted runoff. The online certificate program in watershed management at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to help prepare you for careers with local, state, and federal government; industry; consulting; and nongovernmental organizations implementing watershed and stormwater management programs.

You’ll learn about geospatial analyses and the biophysical and social impacts of human activities on watersheds. The program offers you an opportunity to practice collaborative and community-based approaches to reducing stormwater impacts to watersheds. Activities emphasize how to effectively manage watersheds to reduce the impact of land development, industrial processes, and everyday human activities.

Total Credits Required: 18

  • (3 Credits, ENHS 300)
  • (3 Credits, ENHS 305)
  • (3 Credits, ENHS 340)
  • (3 Credits, ENHS 350)
  • (3 Credits, ENHS 360)
  • (3 Credits, ENHS 405)

Apply Credit to a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health & Safety

If you complete this certificate program, you may be able to apply the certificate’s required coursework to major course requirements for the bachelor’s degree in environmental health and safety.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2024–2025 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

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In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

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