We all breathe the same air and drink the same water. We have one planet, one environment, one chance to get it right. Be part of the solution with Merritt College’s interdisciplinary program that combines a variety of nature-related courses to educate students about the biodiversity and natural resources of the Bay Area. Our goal is to prepare you for a career in the environment or transfer to a four-year environmental program to help ensure nature’s long-term future.


Our Program

Take courses such as Landscape Horticulture, Geology, Agroecology, Permaculture, Conservation, Environmental Management, and Nutrition and Food Management.

Prepare for careers like Park Ranger, Environmental Consultant, Naturalist/Interpreter, Urban Farmer, Field Technician, and Water Quality Technician.

Earn future certificates in Conservation & Resource Management, Natural History & Resources, and Urban Agroecology.

Your Career Starts Here

Click below to start your career in the Natural History & Sustainability