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Wildlife Ecology and Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Logan, OH, United States
USU is the only university in the state with a college devoted to the study of natural resources, and in the Wildlife Ecology and Management program of the Utah State University students have the opportunity to study with nationally renowned faculty and gain hands-on field work and research experience.
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Overview

Wildlife ecology and management includes the analysis, management, conservation, and restoration of forests, rangeland ecosystems, and their associated wildlife populations. The Wildlife Ecology and Management program of the Utah State University emphasizes the ecology, behavior, conservation, and management of wildlife populations and communities in terrestrial ecosystems.

Students study biology, ecology, chemistry, math, plant and animal ecology, rangeland ecosystems, and how to measure and manage vegetation. The department also promotes a particular focus on current issues and concerns in natural resources, such as climate change, endangered species, restoration of sagebrush steppe systems and other landscapes, and human-wildlife conflict.

Career Options

With a degree in wildlife ecology and management, students may be qualified for the following careers:

  • Wildlife biologist
  • Conservation officer for state and federal agencies such as the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, etc.
  • Environmental consulting firms
  • Private industry and landowners
  • Nonprofit environmental organizations
  • Ecological assistant
  • Park ranger
  • Nature educator
  • Environmental trainer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Management Aspects of Wildlife Behavior
  • Principles of Wildlife Management
  • Conservation Biology
  • Genetics in Conservation and Management
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete Application
  • Pay $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official Transcripts showing class grades in all years of high school and university must be mailed to the address on the right. Do not open the envelope with the official transcript. 
  • Certified English translations must be provided for transcripts in other languages.
  • English Proficiency
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Affidavit of Financial Support
  • Bank Statement Copy
  • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12030 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11402 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3929 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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