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​Programs of Study

The Wakulla Environmental Institute educates the next generation of environmental professionals. Students can make a difference in their community and beyond with rewarding work in the environmental field.

These programs include hands-on learning and practical experience where students will learn to:

  • Apply fundamental concepts in the biological, chemical and physical sciences to make informed decisions on environmental issues
  • Describe science as a process that relies on testable hypotheses, verifiable data and evolving theories to explain natural phenomena
  • Operate and calibrate laboratory and field instruments to analyze environmental surface water, groundwater, wastewater, potable water systems, sediment, flora and fauna
  • Collect, analyze and calculate data related to natural environments  

Environmental Science Technology

Our Environmental Science Technology A.S. degree program is available now and provides students with specific knowledge to work in the areas of water quality analysis, natural resource management, and environmental monitoring. These fields offer opportunities to work in a variety of settings, ranging from offices, to laboratories, to the great outdoors. Employers range from government to non-profits to private enterprise.

WEI’s environmental science classes are offered online, which makes them ideal for working adults who need a flexible schedule. Begin your studies now for careers such as:

  • Environmental Engineering Technician 
  • Environmental Science and Protection Technician

Oyster Aquaculture Certificate

Our Oyster Aquaculture certification is a unique program that trains students in the emerging oyster farming industry.

Green Guide Certificate

This program is designed for those interested in starting a nature-based business, those pursuing work in a nature-based field, those already working in a nature based job and wanting to upgrade their skills, and those who simply enjoy learning about the environment in which they live.

Introduction to Diving

A multidisciplinary course to expose students to the environment (physiology and medicine), the living occupants that live within (biology), and the tools (technology) available to successfully work in this aquatic world. Students will become familiar with and dive surface-supplied air, open circuit air and Nitrox SCUBA and closed circuit re-breather. 

Unmanned Technology Applications

This unique twelve-week hybrid program focuses on how to use aerial, surface and underwater unmanned vehicles, or drones, in different environmental applications.
 

Future Degree Programs

  • Hospitality and eco-tourism management
  • Aquaculture
  • Forest and land conservation
  • Professional diving

​Whether you are pursuing an A.S. degree or a certificate program, WEI invites you to take your first steps toward a meaningful environmental career by enrolling today.

For more information on the degree programs, contact Colleen Dwyer at (850) 922-6372 or dwyerc@tcc.

Contact Information

For more information contact Wakulla Environmental Institute by phone (850) 922-6290 or e-mail mackiek@tcc.fl.edu.

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