Natural Resources Technician

These natural resources employees work closely with professionals in field data collection, aiding in fire and erosion prevention, performing water and soil analysis, etc. They also work in public parks or forests and in private industry. Students are given the opportunity to specialize in three out of five areas of natural resources. Since practically all positions in natural resources are outdoor jobs, extensive field experience is given to students to acquaint them with the practical, on-the-job problems encountered by technicians.

Program Name: 
Natural Resources Technician
Program Number: 
10-057-1
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Associate Degree
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Employment Snapshot

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$42,640