Wildlife Agriculture Conservation Concentration

This curriculum provides the educational background for students pursuing careers as wildlife biologists or conservationists in agricultural areas, which requires a strong background in both wildlife biology and agricultural science. Successful graduates of this program are qualified to apply as Certified Wildlife Biologists to The Wildlife Society, and will meet minimum educational requirements for Natural Resources Conservation Service conservationist positions. Students completing this concentration may seek employment immediately following graduation. Students will be equally prepared to pursue one or more graduate degrees (M.S., Ph.D.) in wildlife biology and related natural resource fields.

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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.


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.


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Courses in parentheses are prerequisites.