Our program is characterized by well-respected faculty members, a vibrant research community and extremely high-quality, industrious students. It is also global in scope attracting students and researchers from across the world. Ecology and conservation biology professionals may be regional in their focus but their goals are united in preserving plants, animals, landscapes and seascapes regardless of their location.
Home to Biologically Sustainable Solutions
With approximately 50 students, the ecology and conservation biology program blends multiple disciplines in the College of Natural Resources. Students have access to all of the college’s renowned faculty and resources in: fish and wildlife resources, forest products, forest resources, rangeland ecology and management, fire ecology and conservation social sciences.
Opportunities to Make a Difference
While approximately 40 percent of students in our program go on to pursue a graduate degree, there are numerous career opportunities available for students who earn an undergraduate degree in ecology and conservation biology.
Equipped with a solid science and social science background, you’ll be ready to thrive in the professional world. Many of our graduates have earned positions with: