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Environmental Conservation

Have you always wanted to work in the natural environment? Interested in studying and managing our wildlands, lakes, rivers and coastal waters, managing for parks and recreation lands, or focusing on the impacts caused by urbanization, forestry practices or agriculture. Enroll in SVC's Environmental Conservation program and begin your career!

Program Options

SVC's program has a wide variety of options to meet your needs, whether you are a working professional or brand new to the field.

AAS-T/ATA Degree Options

  • Aquatic/Terrestrial Emphasis, AAS-T
  • Marine Emphasis, AAS-T
  • CEFS, UW and CNR, UofI, AAS-T
  • Water/Wastewater Technician Emphasis, ATA
  • Parks Resource Management Emphasis, ATA

College Transfer Agreement Options

  • University of Washington, College of Environmental and Forest Sciences, College of the Environment
  • University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources
  • Western Washington University, Fairhaven College
  • The Evergreen State College

Certificate Options

  • Environmental Conservation Studies
  • Water/Wastewater Treatment Technician
  • Geographic Information Systems Certificate
  • Basic Wetland Delineation Micro-certificate
  • Advanced Wetland Delineation Micro-certificate
  • Individual Technical Micro-certificate
  • Wildlife (Upgrade)
  • Ecological Restoration (Upgrade)
  • Water Quality (Upgrade)
  • Fisheries (Upgrade)

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Department Contact

Dr. Claus Svendsen
Department Chair

Email Claus