Conservation Law Enforcement Concentration

Students who wish to seek immediate employment following receipt of a bachelor of science degree and to obtain positions related to natural resource law enforcement positions such as conservation officers, park rangers, and wildlife inspectors should select this concentration. Students who complete this are eligible for certification by The Wildlife Society but are not qualified to become Registered Foresters in Mississippi. Continuation on to graduate school in human dimensions, conservation law enforcement, or wildlife biology is possible.


Scholarship Information

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Students may apply for university, college and departmental scholarships through one application. You can find the scholarship application once you logon to myState. Under the banner tab, select Financial Aid and Scholarships. The application is listed as Submit/Revise General Scholarship Application.

Freshmen-only scholarships: Priority date for application is December 1.

All other students: Scholarship application close date is March 1.

New freshmen and transfer students who need information should contact Cory Bailey. All other students should contact Lanna Miller, Office of Student Services at 662.325.9376.


Certification

Coursework in all concentrations enables students to fulfill requirements necessary to become certified by The Wildlife Society as an Associate Wildlife Biologist. The Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture concentration exceeds requirements for certification as Associate Fisheries Scientist by the American Fisheries Society.


Academics

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Courses in parentheses are prerequisites.