Environmental Technology

Campuses

Clarkesville

Credentials Offered

Associate Degree

Program Length

6 Semesters

Environmental Technology

Do you love the great outdoors? Are you looking for a career that takes you out of the office and into the field?

The Environmental Technology program offers a solid foundation for careers in managing wildlife and fish populations as well as aquaculture, dendrology, and environmental ethics.

Students in the program get hands-on experience that augments classroom instruction. Throughout the course of study, there are opportunities to work on collaborative projects with local and state environmental groups.

The Environmental Technology associate degree offers specialized training to those who are interested in employment in an environmental science-related field.

The courses in the Wildlife and Fisheries Management specialization meet the requirements that the Georgia Department of Natural Resources has established for Wildlife and Fisheries technicians and conservation rangers.

Courses in the program include: 

  • Forest, Stream, and Wetland Ecology
  • Advanced Wildlife Management
  • Fisheries Management
  • Aquaculture

Credentials You Can Earn

Associates Degree

The Environmental Technology associate degree offers specialized training to those who are interested in employment in an environmental science-related field. Course work includes general education, computer applications, biology, chemistry, industrial safety, and an extensive array of detailed environmentally specific classes. The goal of this program is to produce graduates who have the necessary skills and knowledge to contribute to addressing issues associated with human interactions with the environment. The courses in the Wildlife and Fisheries Management specialization meet the requirements that the Georgia Department of Natural Resources has established for Wildlife and Fisheries Technicians.

Career Opportunities

Students completing the program may choose career paths in:

Wildlife & Fisheries Management

Water Quality

Students with an Associate Degree in Environmental Technology may find jobs with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources in positions such as:

Natural Resource Technician

Parks and Recreation

Conservation Ranger

Additional career options can be researched on the following site(s):

Meet the Faculty

Photo of Duncan Hughes Duncan Hughes Environmental Technology Instructor 706-754-7886
Photo of Kevin Peyton Kevin Peyton Environmental Technology Instructor 706-754-7873

The Environmental Technology AAS Degree is perfect for those who love the outdoors and are looking for a career outside of the office and in the field. 

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