Universities and Colleges Offering Degrees in Wildlife Conservation

This roster includes those North American campuses that have indicated they have special curricula related to the fields of wildlife conservation and management. [Download Roster ]

The current educational requirements for certification are listed on the Certification page and prospective students in wildlife are encouraged to incorporate them into their higher education plans.

Colleges and universities use a variety of approaches in educating students in wildlife conservation and management; some offer named degrees in wildlife, others have a wildlife major option, and still others have neither named degrees nor a major option in wildlife, but offer wildlife courses.

Please note that each institution provided the information on its wildlife program. The Wildlife Society assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the data. The list is assembled for public service purposes only. It may not be complete, and it is not to be interpreted as any type of accreditation by The Wildlife Society.

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Online Universities and Degrees

American Public University 
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B.S. in Environmental Studies
M.S. in Environmental Policy & Management

Oregon State University
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Several bachelors and masters degrees. See website.

Natural Resources Distance Learning Consortium
Several masters degrees. See website.

 United States
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Alaska Louisiana Ohio
Arizona Maine Oklahoma
Arkansas Maryland Oregon
California Massachusetts Pennsylvania
Colorado Michigan Rhode Island
Connecticut Minnesota South Carolina
Delaware Mississippi South Dakota
District of Columbia Missouri Tennessee
Florida Montana Texas
Georgia Nebraska Utah
Hawaii Nevada Vermont
Idaho New Hampshire Virginia
Illinois New Jersey Washington
Indiana New Mexico West Virginia
Iowa New York Wisconsin
Kansas North Carolina Wyoming
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