Conservation Biology Major

Conservation Biology Studies is a major program that focuses on the application of the biological sciences to the specific problems of biodiversity, species preservation, ecological sustainability, and habitat fragmentation in the face of advancing human social, economic, and industrial pressures.

A major program in Conservation Biology Studies may include instruction in ecology, environmental science, biological systems, extinction theory, human-animal and human-plant interaction, ecosystem science and management, wetland conservation, field biology, forest and wildlife biology, and natural history.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Conservation Biology Studies (use the College Search feature and enter " Conservation Biology Studies " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Conservation Biology Studies?

With a degree in this field, you may find work as a soil conservationist, laboratory assistant or researcher in government, academic and/or private sector industries.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Conservation Biology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


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