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Fisheries and Wildlife Management

at Vermilion Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Natural Resource Forestry Management/Wildlife option is designed to prepare a student for direct entry into the Natural Resource field as a forestry, wildlife, or other resource technician. However, the program does have a standing articulation program with the University of Wisconsin - Steven's Point where courses will be accepted directly or as electives when transferring to their four-year forestry, wildlife or resource management degree. Our Forest Management-Wildlife Option leading to the A.A.S. degree in forest technology is one of only 22 in the U.S. to be recognized by the Society of American Foresters.

Program Locations

  • Vermilion Community College 55731

Labor Market Information

  • Foresters

  • Median wage: $29.43/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

  • Median wage: $27.46/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Conservation Scientists

  • Median wage: $32.37/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers

  • Median wage: $85,265/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
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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