Fisheries and Wildlife

Fisheries and Wildlife

Wild populations cannot be managed without an understanding of how ecological, human, social, economic, political and behavioral considerations interact in the natural world. Fisheries and wildlife students learn about the interactions between and among the natural and social sciences.

Students can choose from several concentrations: conservation biology, fisheries biology and management, water sciences, fish and wildlife disease ecology management and preveterinary studies.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Fisheries and wildlife graduates have a strong base in the foundational and applied sciences of natural resource management, as well as an understanding of the cultural, recreational and economic values of biological resources.

Alumni work at:

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Trout Unlimited
  • Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network
  • Government agencies
  • Leslie Science & Nature Center

Alumni work as:

  • Geographic information system analysts
  • Invasive species technicians/crew leaders
  • Laboratory assistants
  • Urban outreach guides
  • Stream technician educators
  • Wildlife assistants
  • Researchers

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