Water Resources Management Degree

Water Resources Technicians are skilled in planning, developing, managing and evaluating programs designed to protect and regulate natural habitats and natural resources. Professionals have the skills necessary to analyze soil, plant, and water relationships, as well as understand the environmental, economic, and sociological impacts of water relationships on communities.

Skills You’ll Develop

  • Surveying and drafting
  • Reading blueprints and schematics
  • Following state and federal procedures and policies
  • Communication and public relation skills
  • Managing hydro-logic resources

WWCC’s Degree Options The Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) degree in Water Resources Management is a two year degree program that prepares students for work in the water and conservation industries.  WWCC also offers a two year Associate in Applied Science Transfer (AAST) degree for students planning to transfer to another institution to complete their baccalaureate degree.

students collecting water sample from creek

Career Opportunities This is a highly technical hands-on career field with job opportunities such as:

  • Water District Manager
  • Conservation District Personnel
  • Consultant
  • Field Technician

Potential employers include federal, state, local, tribal, and private agencies.

Check out the program flyer and course listing for Natural Resources Technology & Management. For more information on the individual courses, click here.

Contact Melissa Holecek for more information about this program.