Human-Wildlife Conflicts

This curriculum provides the educational background for those students wishing to pursue a career as wildlife biologists with a strong background in wildlife damage management to resolve human-wildlife conflicts. Successful graduates of this concentration are eligible for certification by the Wildlife Society. Students completing this concentration may seek employment immediately following graduation; however, competition for positions may be intense. Students will be equally prepared to pursue one or more graduate degrees (M.S., Ph.D.) in Human-Wildlife Conflicts or other area of Wildlife Science.

Scholarship Information

College of Forest Resource Scholarship applications are accepted from January to April 1 of each year. Freshmen should complete the Mississippi State University Scholarship Resume online through their Admission application on the MSU web page. For more information, contact the CFR Office of Academic Affairs at 662.325.2624.

Students must submit a CFR Scholarship Application prior to April 1 to be considered for a departmental scholarship. Renewal of scholarships are based on Fall grade reports each year. Renewal of a scholarship is competitive. Applications are available from the CFR Office of Student Services, Box 9680, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762.

For more information on CFR scholarships, contact us at the CFR Office of Student Services, Box 9680, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 or send an e-mail to


Download the 2014-2015 curriculum information.

Graduate Programs
Resource Analyst
Resource Information Manager
Senior Marketing Manager
Terrestrial Ecologist
Vegetation Manager
Wetland Manager
Wildlife Manager
Extension Specialist
Environmental Auditor
Environmental Coordinator
Game Manager
Conservation Biologist