Forestry/Wildlife Management Concentration

This concentration is designed for students who intend to pursue careers that emphasize wildlife management within the context of multiple-use management of forest land. The concentration fulfills the course requirements for certification as wildlife biologists by The Wildlife Society. Many graduates of this concentration undertake graduate studies in wildlife biology and related areas to qualify for entry-level positions as wildlife biologists.


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.