The University of Montana offers online beekeeping certifications for Apprentice, Journeyman and Master Beekeepers. These university level courses set the standard for practical and science based beekeeping courses. Using online discussion forums provides daily interaction between the students and instructors. All levels of beekeepers (including commercial beekeepers) from all over the United States (and outside the country) have benefited from them. The Colorado ProfessionalBeekeeping Association, along with Project Apis m and the American Honey Producers Association endorses the University of Montana Beekeeping Certificate Program.