Rural Utility Business Management

College of Rural and Community Development
Division of Rural and Economic Development
Interior-Aleutians Campus

Occupational Endorsement

Minimum Requirements for Occupational Endorsement: 12 credits

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The occupational endorsement in rural utility business management provides education and training in theory and skills necessary for the sustained operation of rural water and waste-water 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.

Occupational Endorsement Program

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the occupational endorsement requirements.
  3. Complete the following:*
    TM F130--Introduction to Utility Management--2 credits
    TM F131--Organizational Management for Utilities--2 credits
    TM F132--Operations Management for Utilities--2 credits
    TM F134--Financial Management for Utilities--2 credits
    TM F136--Personnel Management for Utilities--2 credits
    TM F138--Planning for Utilities--2 credits
  4. Minimum credits required--12 credits

* Students must earn a C grade or better.