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Natural Resource Technology - Forestry/Wildlife

at Vermilion Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 67
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed to train students for technical positions in the areas of forestry, wildlife, and natural resource law enforcement. The natural resources core program: NRT-Forestry Wildlife Option is designed so that students take common natural resource courses, specified electives and work experiences directed toward career specialization within the natural resources field.

Program Locations

  • Vermilion Community College 55731

Labor Market Information

  • Forest and Conservation Technicians

  • Median wage: $20.57/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers

  • Median wage: $88,981/year
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Conservation Scientists

  • Median wage: $31.51/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide 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

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