From environmental scientists and technicians, to park rangers and public policy leaders, Saddleback College’s Environmental Studies program is proud to provide a streamlined path to these careers and more.
Students who choose the associate degree program build a fully transferable foundation for a four-year degree in disciplines such as Environmental Studies, Environmental Science and Management, Environmental Policy, Energy Studies, Sustainability Studies, Conservation Biology, Ecology, and Wildlife Management. For students looking to launch a career quickly, the Environmental Studies department also offers occupational programs in Water Resources and Conservation and Sustainability.
$42,840 - $87,080
Visit the Transfer Center Website
to discover your options.
Fish & Game Warden
Forest Conservation Tech
Environmental Protection Technician
County of Orange
Catalina Island Company
Yes! Green careers. Green wallets. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.
Environmental Engineering Technician - $54,760
Environmental Science / Protection Technician - $57,740
Forest Conservation Tech - $36,740
Agricultural Technician - $42,840
Fish & Game Warden - $79,780
Forester (w/ further education) - $76,650
Park Naturalist (w/ further education) - $73,460
Environmental Restoration Planner (w/ further education) - $87,080
Industrial Ecologist (w/ further education) - $87,080
Saddleback College offers one occupational skills award in this in-demand field.
For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Environmental Studies page.
Moffat & Nichol * Ocean Institute * Alltech Environmental Services * Evista * Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. * SWCA Environmental Consultants * City of Santa Ana * County of Orange * Catalina Island Company * And Many More! *
Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.
For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!