Careers within the field of sustainability are diverse with opportunities for advancements and for specialization. The "green" industry is a growing market, based on information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, offering working professionals with advanced knowledge within this field a competitive advantage for job expansion.
Job titles of sustainable natural resources certificate-holders include the following:
- Forest resource administrator
- Conservation biologist
- Rangeland specialist
- Habitat conservation specialist
- Environmental protection specialist
- Land use planner
- Land rehabilitation specialist
- Insect and disease management
New federal regulations require institutions to report certain information about educational programs that lead to gainful employment in recognized occupations.