Desert Ecologist Certificate of Achievement prepares students for jobs as docents, volunteers, or paid employees working with a variety of local, state, and federal and tribal agencies. Students successfully completing this certificate may find entry-level positions in various natural resources specializations, such as: zookeeper or museum worker, ecological consultant, state or national park ranger, lab technician, ecosystem manager, environment educator, and ecotourism. The desert ecologist certificate is intended to prepare students to directly enter the conservation field in various capacities. Students who achieve this certificate will become familiar with a broad range of ecological topics that are applicable anywhere but are also pertinent to the local desert environment.

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