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Wildlife Science
phone: 208-885-6434
fax: 208-885-9080
College of Natural Resources
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1136
Moscow, ID 83844-1136
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Wildlife Resources

Our wildlife science program will give you an exceptional science-based foundation with required courses in chemistry, biology, ecology, genetics, physics, soils, geology and specific wildlife courses.

You’ll also receive hands-on training to ensure the sound management and conservation of wildlife species in the context of public policy development and principles of sustainability and intelligent resource management. Through the completion of our program, you’ll have the ability to:
  • Manage, organize and analyze research findings
  • Clearly and concisely communicate with individuals and groups with varying technical and scientific backgrounds
  • Accurately present and promote ideas, policies and initiatives
  • Effectively plan, organize and prioritize activities to meet project deadlines
  • Budget equipment, resources, people and materials to meet short and long-terms goals
Career Opportunities
A Wildlife Resources B.S. prepares you well for careers in federal and state agencies, private business, laboratories and natural resource nonprofit organizations. Industry-related career opportunities available to our graduates include:

  • Wildlife biologist
  • Wildlife specialist
  • Environmental analyst
  • Park ranger
  • Wildlife research technician
  • Wildlife management supervisor
  • Wildlife law enforcement officer
  • Research assistant
  • Conservation genetics Technician 
  • Wildlife Management technician
  • Remote sensing or GIS technician
  • Excellent preparation for graduate school