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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-057-1
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Natural Resources Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Animal Keeper
Survey Technician
Wildlife Technician
Soil Conservationist
Fisheries Technician

Average Median Wage


Natural Resources Technician Programs

These natural resources employees work closely with professionals in field data collection, aiding in fire and erosion prevention, performing water and soil analysis, etc. They also work in public parks or forests and in private industry. Students are given the opportunity to specialize in three out of five areas of natural resources. Since practically all positions in natural resources are outdoor jobs, extensive field experience is given to students to acquaint them with the practical, on-the-job problems encountered by technicians.

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Fox Valley Natural Resources Technician at Fox Valley