Certificate Natural Resources

About Natural Resources Certificate Program

The Natural Resources Certificate Program prepares students with the training and skills to seek employment in entry-level positions in the careers of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The courses are taught according to the Diné Education Philosophy to incorporate, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

The courses utilize hands-on learning by incorporating applicable Natural Resources concerns on tribal lands particularly on the Navajo Nation. The skills learned in this program can be applied to public, private and federal Agriculture and Natural Resource organizations and programs.

NOTE: Student will not be eligible for Title IV Financial Aid in this certificate program.

Program Requirements Credits
AGR 103 Conservative Planning 4
AGR 110 Monitoring/Assessment and Rangeland 4
BIO 184 Plant Biology 4
ENG 111 Technical Writing 3
ENV 110 Introduction to Soils/Lab 4
NIS 160 Navajo Agriculture History to Present 3
BIO 100 Biology Concepts
BIO 181 General Biology
ENV 101 Introduction Environmental Science
GLG 101 Indigenous Physical Geology
Program Credits 30

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. The information provided describes the graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information regarding gainful employment for the latest completed academic year as of July 1st.

Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
01.1106 Range Science and Management
Program Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code Code Title
11.9013 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers


James Tutt
Dean of School of STEM
1 Circle Drive, Route 12
Tsaile, Arizona 86556
(928) 724-6938

Nesbah Kahn
Administrative Assistant
Room 123A
Gorman Classroom Building (GCB)
Tsaile Campus


Mail to:
Diné College: School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556

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