Wildlife Ecology


About This Program

Specialty skills in the field of wildlife can make the difference when you are searching for and securing a career of your dreams. The Wildlife Ecology certificate gives you hands-on training to bolster your degree and develop techniques and certifications few in the job market have.

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Degrees & Credits

Certificate (25 Credits)


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Program Features

Designed to boost your resume in areas related to working hands-on in the field.

Some degree programs that are enhanced with this certificate are:

  • Wilderness and Park Management
  • Fisheries and Wildlife Management
  • Wildlife/Wildland Law Enforcement
  • Natural Resources Technology – Forestry/Wildlife
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Career Opportunities

Many professional careers benefit from having a Wildlife Ecology background. Specifically, students interested in working with wildlife management and as wildlife technicians have some distinct benefits. Students can also combine with degree courses to receive certification for the North American Wildlife Technician Association.

Program Faculty

Rita Koch

Natural Resources Faculty

Additional Information


The Wildlife Ecology Certificate is designed to bolster your education in other areas an not necessarily transfer. Some credits/individual courses may transfer as part of the student’s curriculum.