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Natural Resources Technician

Share 10-057-1 Associate Degree (AAS) 69 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

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Love the outdoors? If you want a career in natural resources, this program will prepare you to become a fisheries technician, surveyor, soil and water conservationist, wastewater technician or naturalist. Your professional field training will include field data collection for water quality and wastewater analysis, fisheries, forest management, wildlife management and soil analysis. As a technician, you may assist in managing, improving and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats. You could also provide technical assistance in the conservation of soil, water and related natural resources in a variety of public or private settings.


Career Opportunities


  • Fisheries Technician
  • Forestry Technician
  • Naturalist
  • Soil & Water Technician
  • Survey Technician

Estimated Program Cost


Natural Resources Technician

This program will cost about $9,778.05* based on current tuition and fees.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change, and may not include costs for books, additional materials or supplies.

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Natural Resources Technician

Term Availability
Fall 2014
Spring 2015
Summer 2015
Fall 2015

Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses.

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Admissions Requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program; learn more at www.fvtc.edu/assessment.

Credit Transfer Options

They're your credits. Take them with you!

Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Program Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge and principles utilized to manage natural resource systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify regionally significant flora and fauna.
  • Utilize technological and digital tools to analyze and interpret resource management data.
  • Develop plans and performs tasks necessary to manage natural resource systems.
  • Exhibit the ability to use equipment and demonstrates skills required by natural resource technicians.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate accurately and efficiently using written, verbal and visual methods.
Undecided?

Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.



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Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs, so you can get the right training at the right time in your career.

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