Fisheries & Wildlife Biology
Your love for the outdoors can be easily translated into a Fisheries & Wildlife Biology degree from UND. With extensive fieldwork and vertebrate and invertebrate museums on campus, you’ll be sure to find your niche in the program. Whether you’re preparing for a career in the fisheries or wildlife areas of law enforcement, or just looking to further your knowledge in biology, a degree from UND is the place to begin.
Study our region’s wide prairies or examine animal migration patterns as part of an integrated approach to fisheries and wildlife biology. Take courses that suit your interests and allow you to prepare yourself for the career you want. Some courses you can take are:
- General Biology
- Systematic Botany
- Wildlife Management
- Conservation Biology
- Disease Biology
With extensive opportunities on campus and outside of Grand Forks to study wildlife naturally, you’ll have many chances to get a first-hand look at the career you want.
All students are encouraged to pursue internship opportunities to enhance their understanding of course material and gain valuable professional experience in their field.
With alumni who have gone on to hold positions such as the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, you can be sure that the education you receive from UND will get you where you want to go.
- Aquatics resources specialist
- Conservation activist
- Environmental/field/wildlife biologist
- Fish and wildlife technician
- Wildlife program coordinator
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