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Natural Resources

at Itasca Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Wildland Firefighting, Credits: 24
  • Law Enforcement, Credits: 24
  • Forest Resources, Credits: 24
  • Geospatial, Credits: 24

About this Program

The Forest Resources program provides graduates with an broad based knowledge of forest resource management. The program provides students with course work to understand the forest resource, the interactions of wildlife and ecological implication of managing a variety of forest outcomes. The Forest Resource core is conditionally accredited by the Society of American Foresters. Accreditation is an assurance that a program or institution meets established quality standards.

Program Locations

  • Itasca Community College 55744

Labor Market Information

  • Foresters

  • Median wage: $29.43/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: 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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Itasca Community College
Itasca Community College
1851 E. Highway 169 Grand Rapids, MN 55744 Toll-Free: (800) 996-6422 Local: (218) 322-2340 TTY: (218) 322-2438 Email: