Wildland/Wildlife Law Enforcement

at Vermilion Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Wildland/Wildlife Law Enforcement AAS degree is designed to prepare students for several career tracks in natural resources law enforcement. Graduates will meet the academic requirements of MN POST, have the natural resource education necessary for careers with the four federal land management agencies (BLM, NPS, USFS, and USFWS), have fulfilled Articulation Agreement requirements and be prepared for the advanced academic work required in the pursuit of a baccalaureate degree, and be eligible for the NPS accredited Seasonal Park Law Enforcement Ranger Training program for employment with the National Park Service.

Program Locations

  • Vermilion Community College 55731

Labor Market Information

  • Fish and Game Wardens
  • Median wage:$24.99/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Lifeguards and Ski Patrollers
  • Median wage:$9.44/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Vermilion Community College
Vermilion Community College
1900 E. Camp St. Ely, MN 55731 Toll-Free: (800) 657-3608 Local: (218) 365-7200 TTY: (800) 627-3529