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Online Undergraduate Certificate

Urban Watershed Management

Urban Watershed Management
Undergraduate Certificate
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer up to 9 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $250 per credit
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Gain insights, tools, and knowledge about urban watershed management.

Watershed management is critical to a healthy, sustainable ecosystem. The online certificate program in urban watershed management at University of Maryland Global Campus addresses basic watershed processes, foundational ecosystems concepts, and the tools and knowledge needed to manage urban watersheds effectively. In this program, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed for monitoring water quality and identifying and controlling sources of water pollution. You’ll learn the physical, chemical, and biological impacts of human activity on the urban watershed and technology-based assessment methods (such as GIS). You’ll also gain insights into approaches to protect and restore healthy functions of watersheds. This program covers laws, regulations, and policies that promote the health and quality of streams and ways to ensure compliance with water quality standards and criteria. Activities emphasize how to effectively manage urban watersheds to reduce the impact of land development, industrial processes, and everyday human activities.

Total Credits Required: 18


  • ENMT 301
  • ENMT 303
  • ENMT 307
  • ENMT 340
  • ENMT 360
  • ENMT 405


Apply Credit to a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Management

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 management.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022–2023 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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