Careers in forestry and wildlife focus on the preservation of natural beauty and ecological health of our planet's flora and fauna. Professionals in this field study how human society affects plant and animal populations. Job opportunities exist in government, industry, and private organizations in conservation efforts across all areas of... the globe. Whether it be in the deserts, the wetlands, the forests, or the tundra, forestry and wildlife professionals all study and protect an incredibly diverse array of living things.
Those interested in the field of forestry and wildlife have an array of careers to chose from. For instance, foresters, managing the use, restoration, and protection of forests, enforce rules about logging, recreational use, and sustainable practices. Conservation workers, who have a more scientific bent to what they do, may study, test, and treat diseases' in the forest's trees. Other opportunities for conservation professionals include working as advocates.
Degree programs in forestry and wildlife are available at all levels of study. Typically, a curriculum will blend the natural sciences with today's societal context, including coursework in biology, botany, and environmental policy. Some of these programs can be completed online and, for professionals who must travel often, this is especially convenient.
CSU certificate programs deliver extensive, specialized training in several in-demand concentrations. more >