• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $715.80 per credit (resident and nonresident)
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
    Graduate Certificate
  • Application Deadlines
    Fall: August 1; Spring: January 1
  • Campus
  • College
    College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department
    American Indian Studies

Designed to meet the professional and leadership needs of individuals interested in natural resources and environmental programs that consider both Indigenous and Western knowledge systems. The courses are based on the interrelationship of biological, physical, and cultural systems and address program operations, sustainability, and integrated ecosystems studies.

The certificate prepares students with a foundational understanding of tribal knowledge systems and resource management practices needed to engage with local, regional, and national tribal nations.

Required Courses

  • TRES 5100 – Foundations of Indigenous Environmental Systems and Worldviews Bioregionalism (3 cr)
  • TRES 5201 – Integrated Ecosystems Stewardship 1 (3 cr)
  • TRES 5202 – Integrated Ecosystems Stewardship 2 (3 cr)
  • TRES 5301 – Tribal Natural Resource Economics (3 cr)