Career Opportunities

    • Forester
    • Environmental consultant
    • Land, refuge, or wildlife habitat manager
    • Reforestation specialist
    • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist


Melissa Holecek

Phone: (509) 524-5208


The mission of the Water Technologies & Management program is to provide students with a diverse array of courses, exposure to the newest technologies, and hands-on experiences which will both provide industry with highly trained technicians and managers and also prepare students for transfer courses of study.

Program Outcomes

  • An understanding of discipline-specific terminology and methods.
  • An ability to use discipline-specific tools and/or techniques correctly.
  • Critical thinking skills necessary in water and natural resources, including problem-solving skills and the use of data.
  • The ability to research, interpret, and communicate concepts.
  • An understanding of the relationships between course concepts and society, including the impact of course-specific technology.