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Our online PLM courses make learning more flexible, yet engaging while you achieve your desired goal. Classes are conducted through Blackboard Learn, an effective learning management system used by many universities. Online classes keep participants involved through online discussion boards, on-demand and interactive content, short videos, and weekly assignments.

Program Requirements

To obtain the Professional Land Management Certificate, students must successfully complete all six courses. The courses can be completed in any order, and there are no program prerequisites.

Attendance Requirements

While there is no specific day or time that students must log into Blackboard, online courses follow a consistent weekly work routine. You can complete your lesson during the week when it is convenient for you, as long as you keep pace with your course’s weekly schedule. Meeting your instructor’s due dates will allow you to maintain a balance between the course material and other life events like family and work.

Class Times

Class begins the first Monday of each month according to the class schedule. Students must progress through the course assignments keeping pace with the course’s weekly schedule and the instructor’s due dates.

Registration Fee

The registration fee for courses delivered online is $660 for each course. Register early and receive an early registration discound of $60.


Registration requests will not be considered if requested after the registration deadline. Before the start of class, an email will be sent from to the student with account and login information.

Withdrawal, Reschedule and Refund Policy

Withdrawals requested within five (5) business days from a class start date will result in a full refund minus a processing fee of $100.

Withdrawals or reschedules requested later than five (5) business days from a class start date will result in no refund.

Reschedules requested later than five (5) business days but not exceeding ten (10) business days from a class start date are eligible to have the class tuition fee applied towards another class minus a processing fee of $100.

All registrations will be confirmed by e-mail. Withdrawals or reschedules must be requested by e-mail. Send all correspondence to

Cancellation Policy

Any and all fees paid toward classes cancelled by University of Houston Downtown will be promptly refunded or applied to a later class date at the customer's discretion. All registrations will be confirmed by email.

In the event that the university is officially closed due to natural or manmade disaster, activities in the course will be suspended until the university officially reopens. All decisions will be communicated through the same channels that the university uses to communicate with students during disasters. Adjustments to the syllabus may be made by the instructor, as appropriate.

Technical Support

Blackboard is the online learning environment used for teaching. Compatible browsers are Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3.6 working on Windows XP operating system. Mac users will need the newest Google Chrome, Safari or Firefox browsers version 3.6-5.0 and an updated version of Java. Videos will be published in the courses, installation of Windows Media Player and Microsoft Silverlight are necessary. Visit Microsoft Download Center for free downloads.

Online Help

Blackboard has a new, searchable user manual, at, click on Student, and do a key word search.

UHD IT Support

Phone: 713-221-5062

  • Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM (CST)
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (CST)
  • Sunday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM (CST)

Contact Us

Phone: 713-221-5015




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