Date Posted: Feb. 13, 2019
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


At the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, students can learn to work in wildlife ecology at the interface of wildlife species, the environment, and humans.Courses focus on the problem-solving and scientific skills students need to understand the ecological interactions affecting wildlife management, including game, non-game, endangered and invasive species. The programs offers practical, hands-on experiences inside and outside the classroom.

Wildlife Ecology faculty teach more than 400 students and focus their research on conservation biology, avian ecology, predator ecology, wetland ecology, wildlife health, population dynamics, wildlife damage management, and habitat management.

The programs offers one wildlife ecology major option in Wildlife Ecology and Management.

Wildlife ecology and management option graduates typically work in federal, state and private management organizations with positions such as: Wildlife Refuge Manager Habitat Manager Waterfowl Biologist Endangered Species Manager Non-game Biologist Game Biologist Conservation Biologist Habitat Restoration Professional Biologist Wildlife Rehabilitator Zookeeper Migratory Bird Coordinator

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