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Natural Resources

Transfer - Associate in Science

Program Overview

Natural Resources

Is a bachelor’s degree in natural resources in your future? Delta is a great place to start. When it’s time to transfer, you will have earned an Associate of Science degree to take with you.

The natural resources transfer program is for students who love being outdoors and are interested in protecting the integrity of the world’s ecosystems. Effective assessment and management of natural resources is critical to sustaining a habitable planet, so if you envision a world of sustainable forests, wildlife, waters, and other natural resources, this is a great program for you.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in natural resources? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Plan, develop and conduct programs to inform the public of historical, natural and scientific features of national, state, or local parks.

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are currently employed within the State of Michigan Prosperity Regions 5 and 6.

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of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. May compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts under the direction of foresters, or train and lead forest workers in forest propagation and fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within the State of Michigan Prosperity Regions 5 and 6.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within the State of Michigan Prosperity Regions 5 and 6.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on.

Visit transfer agreements and guides to see the whole list of transfer opportunities.

Interested? Make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your dreams. Courses transfer differently based on the university you plan to attend. An advisor can help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.

Why you should choose Delta

High-quality science faculty and courses
Our faculty are highly trained and routinely speak at state and national conferences. Faculty often work with students as they begin to make career choices. Many classes offer interactive lecture, activity and hands-on lab sessions. Check out our travel courses, blended courses (combination of classroom and internet-based) and online courses. Courses range from introductory to those more advanced that satisfy the first two years of four-year degrees in science, engineering, medicine and more.
Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has three centers, so you can take classes even closer to home.  

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

Honors Program

The specially designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!  

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Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis, but we do have some online tutoring options.  

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. It's just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

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Transfer seamlessly

Are thinking about transferring? Representatives from several area universities maintain regular office hours right in our academic advising office, and others drop in frequently. Get the answers you need by making an appointment or stopping by to talk directly with your future university.

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Facts & Figures

Technology

Our students get the latest technology so they can graduate and be ready to hit the ground running.

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Delta is nationally recognized as one of America's leading community colleges.