Beekeeping Online

UM's Online Beekeeping Certificate program consists of three university-level courses at the apprentice, journeyman and master levels, culminating in a certificate designating the participant as a "Master Beekeeper." The program is endorsed by the Montana State Beekeepers Association, The American Honey Producers Association, and Project Apis m. Our courses are taught by UM faculty members and owners of Bee Alert Technology, Dr. Jerry Bromenshenk, Scott Debnam & Phillip Welch, widely regarded as one of the nation's premier honey bee research teams.

Upcoming Courses

Level Dates Registration Opens
Master January 7-March 8 Now open
Apprentice February 11-March 22 Now open
Apprentice March 25-May 3 January
Journeyman April 29-June 28 February


Give the gift of knowledge.
Purchase a gift certificate for a friend or loved one for a beekeeping course!

Call Clare Kelly
(406) 243-6496