Rural Utilities Business Management

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College of Rural and Community Development

Occupational Endorsement

The occupational endorsement in rural utility business management provides education and training in theory and skills for the sustained operation of rural water and wastewater utilities. The program is open to all individuals who wish to apply, with the recommendation that they have a high school diploma or GED. It is designed to serve the needs of rural Alaskans who are employed by a rural sanitation utility or nominated by any of the following: a rural sanitation utility, State of Alaska RUBM program manager or Alaska Native tribal health corporation. Applicants must be 16 years old to be admitted.

Complete the following admissions requirement:

  • Be at least 16 years old by the first day of the semester in which you are admitted.

Minimum Requirements for Occupational Endorsement: 12 credits

Students must earn a C- or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Occupational Endorsement Requirements
Complete the occupational endorsement requirements.
Program Requirements
TM F130Introduction to Utility Management2
TM F131Organizational Management for Utilities2
TM F132Operations Management for Utilities2
TM F134Financial Management for Utilities2
TM F136Personnel Management for Utilities2
TM F138Planning for Utilities2