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Wildlife Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) , FL,
The Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Science degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus is a one-of-a-kind program focused on wildlife management, behavior, ecology, population studies and how they affect the aviation world and our urban environment. 


Students will learn all that is required to become an accredited wildlife biologist through The Wildlife Society, and will have the foundation necessary to continue their studies in a graduate programor in veterinary school.

Pursuing a B.S. in Wildlife Science at ERAU means a student will be enrolled in the only undergraduate wildlife degree program in North America with a focus on the aviation environment.

Wildlife Science students will be able to work with the national database and website for the FAA dedicated to the areas of wildlife mitigation, bird strikes, and their effects on airports and airline safety. Students enrolled in this program will be part of a team of experts that has had and will continue to have an impact in wildlife science.

Gain a solid foundation in science through courses in biology, chemistry, and physics — all of which have accompanying hands-on lab components. As part of the ERAU family, students are encouraged to participate in internships and co-operative learning experiences that will bring value to resumes and connect students to potential employers.

The Wildlife Science program at ERAU is designed to give graduates the knowledge and technical skills needed to confront wildlife issues that affect natural resources and human-wildlife conflicts at airports which affects flight safety.

With hands-on fieldwork opportunities, graduates from the program are sought after by reputable agencies, transportation departments, airports, airplane manufacturers, and entities dedicated to wildlife research.

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 Included
  • Foundations of Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Principles of Management
  • Genetics
  • Wildlife Management
  • Business Communication
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Plant Identification
  • Ornithology
  • Mammalogy

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • Official High School Transcript or GED scores
  • Advanced Placement scores
  • Application and Application Fee
  • Personal Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • SAT or ACT Exam Scores
  • Copy of Passport
  • Submit Proof of Funding for at Least One Year of Study
  • Intent to Enroll Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    413 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 413 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    413 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 413 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Daytona Beach

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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