Careers in Environmental & Ecosystem Sciences
Make a Difference Every Day
As efforts to protect the planet grow, so will jobs for people with the skills to help. As an environmental expert, you can have a future that’s deeply rooted in nature. You could study air, soil or water quality. You could work to restore or protect streams, forests or oceans. You could work for a nature area, park or refuge. You could advise governments. Or you could raise awareness as a teacher or activist. With these skills, you’ll have many paths to choose to from.
Certificates & Degrees
in Environmental & Ecosystem Sciences
Our two-year degree will prepare you to transfer to Washington State University with junior standing. There you can go on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Environmental and Ecosystem Sciences. Or check out our Environmental Studies program for a degree that can transfer to the school of your choice.
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Environmental & Ecosystem Sciences Program Details
Students can start fall, winter, spring, or summer quarter. WWCC has an open admissions process. It’s free to apply and everyone who applies is accepted. Applications are accepted year-round! Apply online.
- An understanding of discipline-specific terminology and methods.
- An ability to use discipline-specific tools and/or techniques correctly.
- Critical thinking skills necessary in water and natural resources, including problem solving skills and the use of data.
- The ability to research, interpret, and communicate concepts.
- An understanding of the relationships between course concepts and society, including the impact of course-specific technology.
At WWCC, we’ll help you find scholarships that may be open to you. Scholarships provide money for school that you don’t have to pay back. They can be used for things like tuition, books, tools and fees. They come from sources like the WWCC Foundation, local businesses and private funds. Some
WWCC programs also have scholarships for students working toward a certain certificate or degree. You might qualify based on good grades, financial need or the potential to benefit from school. The bottom line: You have options. We’ll help you explore them at WWCC.
There are lots of ways to pay for college. We will work with you to find the right mix of support so that you can go after your dreams. Talk with us to learn more about:
- Financial aid — grants, scholarships and student loans.
- Workforce Education Services — support for students on workforce training pathways.
- Warrior Pledge — covers needs not met by other financial aid.
- Flexible payment plans — low monthly payments with no interest.
- Work study — work part-time on campus while you earn your degree.
- Emergency funds — for students who are struggling to make ends meet.
You can go to college. Start exploring your options today.
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