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Environmental Studies

at Central Lakes College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 15
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed to enrich students' knowledge of biological, physical and geological aspects of the environment and their awareness of environment related issues. Courses in this program will transfer to degrees in Aquatic Biology at Bemidji State University, Natural Resources Management at the University of Minnesota, and to eight baccalaureate majors at Stevens Point. Courses may also partially fulfill requirements for AAS Natural Resources, Forestry, Fishery, Wildlife Management, and Safety and the Environment programs. (Brainerd Campus).---LENGTH OF PROGRAM: 18 credits

Program Locations

  • Central Lakes College, Brainerd 56401

Labor Market Information

  • College Environmental Science Teachers

  • Median wage: $89,321/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Environmental Science Technicians

  • Median wage: $22.65/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Environmental Scientists

  • Median wage: $30.53/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Central Lakes College
Central Lakes College
501 W. College Drive Brainerd, MN 56401 Toll-Free: (800) 933-0346 Local: (218) 855-8037 TTY: (218) 855-8224