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Wildlife Resources, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
In this Wildlife Resources program from University of Idaho, you will learn how to minimize this threat through the sound conservation and management of wildlife species and their natural habitats. You will study relevant environmental, societal and political issues, and build a strong science-based foundation in chemistry, biology, ecology, genetics, physics, soils, geology and other areas.
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Overview

The human population continues to grow. This means the threat to wildlife continues to grow, too.

The field of wildlife resources is connected closely to other areas of natural resource management. That’s why, in this program, you will also explore how the field interfaces with disciplines like range management, forest management, environmental science and the social sciences.

Degree Fit

This Wildlife Resources program from University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Are interested in wildlife species and habitats
  • Enjoy science and understanding the natural world
  • Like learning about wildlife ecology
  • Want to be out in the field doing research 
  • Care about conservation and management of wildlife for the future
  • Enjoy spending time outdoors

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a:

  • Wildlife biologist
  • Wildlife manager
  • Wildlife habitat manager
  • Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer or Conservation Officer
  • Wildlife research technician
  • Endangered species biologist
  • Wildlife research assistant
  • Conservation genetics technician
  • Park ranger/wildlife information and education specialist
  • Zookeeper/animal care specialist

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:

  • Exploring Natural Resources 
  • The Fish & Wildlife Professions 
  • Introduction to Chemistry
  • Organisms & Environments
  • Introduction to College Writing
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking 2 FS
  • Intermediate Algebra

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university level study in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8304 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

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