environmental science

Academy of Marine Science and Environmental Technology

It is never too early to think about your career choices.

If you are good in science and problem solving and curious about the environment, a career in environmental science may be right for you.

At Lakewood High School's Academy of Marine Science & Environmental Technology, you can earn college credits toward an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Environmental Technology.

Lakewood High School
High School courses FREE credits at SPC Cr SPC degree or certificate
Introduction to Environmental Technology EVS 1001 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability 3 Environmental Technology A.S.
Environmental Technology 2  
Land Resources 3    
Land Resources 4    

It's simple:

1. Enroll in the Academy of Marine Science & Environmental Technology program at Lakewood High School
2. Complete the above high school courses with a minimum un-weighted grade point average of 3.0 and an overall un-weighted grade point average of 2.5.
3. Enroll in the Environmental Science Technology A.S. degree program at SPC within three years of graduation.

If your unweighted GPA is at least 3.0, SPC's Dual Enrollment program offers you the opportunity to receive additional free credits toward your degree.

You bring to SPC:

FREE credits from high school: 3 credits
(A grade of "P" will be given for the college credit.)

You take:

Environmental Technology A.S.

After you complete your A.S. degree at SPC, you may choose to go directly into the workforce or continue at SPC to get your bachelor's degree in Sustainability Management.

Career information
Typical jobs in this field Average pay Minimum education needed
Environmental Engineering Technician $42,350 Two-year degree
Soil snd Water Conservationist $60,160 Two-year degree
Water & Waste Treatment Plant Operator $39,850 Two-year degree
Water Monitoring Technician $40,790 Two-year degree
Environmental Compliance Inspector $49,750 Four-year degree