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GRCC Natural Resources 2012 graduates

Craig  Higbee and Cassie Pearson

Dreaming of a Career Outdoors?
Earn your Natural Resources degree
at Green River College!

Starting Fall 2016! Up to $7,000 NSF S-STEM scholarships (Award 1565117) available for Natural Resources
Bachelor's of Applied Science students!

Check out our BAS webpage or contact Katy: (253) 833-9111 ext. 4510 or Monica: ext. 4509 for more information and to apply now!
DEADLINE for FALL 2016: September 30 2016!!
Green River College's highly respected Natural Resources programs lead to an Associate in Applied Science degree or new! Bachelor's of Applied Science degree (BAS). Our Forestry A.A.S. degree is one of only two natural resources A.A.S. degrees in Washington recognized by the Society of American Foresters and one of only 24 recognized by SAF in North America.

Our Bachelor's degree is the only Applied Science degree in the area focusing on hands-on skills to make you job ready, and represents more than a 40% cost savings to the student when compared to Natural Resources Bachelor's degree programs at other state and regional Universities.

Green River College's Natural Resources program prepares you for immediate employment in forestry, water quality, park management, or wildland fire. Students work with both instructors and natural resources professionals in the field using state of the art technology.

Natural Resources faculty and staff have the ideal combination of industry experience in natural resources and advanced degrees, and are dedicated to helping you succeed in your studies.

Green River's A.A.S. degrees will transfer to a 4 year University, OR stay with us for another 2 years to earn your BAS! Earning your Bachelor's degree will increase your eligibility for upper level, permanent positions in the Natural Resources field. Your BAS degree will also transfer to graduate degree programs if you wish to continue your studies.


Green River College Offers the Following Natural Resources Degrees:

B.A.S. in Forest Resource Management- Sampling and Assessment, Forest Operations

A.A.S. in Natural Resources -
A.A.S. in Natural Resources -
   Wildland Fire
A.A.S. in Natural Resources -
    Park Management
A.A.S. in Natural Resources -
   Water Quality
A.A.S. in Natural Resources -
   GIS (Geographic Information 

*Accredited by the Society of American Foresters

Education and Career Pathways

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