Certificate Programs available at UMD
Autism Spectrum Disorders: The program is designed for special education teachers, prospective teachers, paraprofessionals, and other related professionals who work with children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Business Administration: Designed for students wishing to learn the fundamentals of business management. This is a great program for those students who are interested in pursuing an MBA and need the core business classes before enrolling; who are already employed but would like more of a business background; and who are enrolled at UMD but do not wish to have Business as a double major.
Community College Teaching: The Community College Teaching Certificate program will provide opportunity for science related discipline students to learn how to be an effective teacher in a college setting and provide the foundation for those who wish to pursue a Minnesota teaching licensure.
Educational Computing & Technology: Expanding your knowledge and skills in educational computing and technology, this certificate is designed for you. The certificate provides basic-through-advanced training in computer and related technologies.
Environmental Education: Environmental Education Certificate is a 12-credit post-baccalaureate professional development program designed for those seeking to develop or enhance their knowledge of and skills in environmental education. The certificate is grounded in the North American Association for Environmental Education's Guidelines for the Preparation and Professional Development of Environmental Educators.
Geographic Information Science: At its core is the study and use of geographic information systems (GIS). This certificate opportunity will expand your knowledge and expertise in the area of Geographic Information Science (GISci).
Museum Studies: This program provides, in both a museum and classroom environment, the basic scholarship and functional training to equip the student with the skills necessary to assume professional entry-level museum positions.