Career Diploma: Wildlife/Forestry Conservation
Penn Foster Career School's Wildlife/Forestry Conservation Career Diploma Program is designed to prepare students for work that involves preserving natural resources. Read more about this program here.
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Penn Foster's Wildlife/Forestry Conservation Career Diploma Program is intended to teach students about wildlife law enforcement, population management, forest ecology and protection, park and recreational facility operation, field equipment, and safety. Students are given the opportunity to learn about state and federal wildlife protection laws, types of violations, the rights of private citizens, forest management, forest ecology, health issues, and regeneration methods. This program is designed to be completed in as few as five months. However, students can take longer to complete the program if necessary.
Program Materials Supplied by Penn Foster Career School:
Penn Foster Career school provides students enrolled in the Wildlife/Forestry Conservation Career Diploma Program with the books, lessons, equipment, and learning aids needed to complete the program.
Penn Foster offers low tuition, 0% APR financing, and affordable monthly payments to be completed upon graduation.
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Required Courses for a Wildlife/Forestry Conservation Career Diploma:
Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Penn Foster Career School to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
- Instruction Set 1
- Learning Strategies
- Conservation: People, Animals, and Habitat
- Instruction Set 2
- Wildlife Management: Upland Birds
- Wildlife Management: Waterfowl
- Instruction Set 3
- Wildlife Management: Small Mammals, Part 1
- Wildlife Management: Small Mammals, Part 2
- Instruction Set 4
- Wildlife Management: Large Mammals, Part 1
- Wildlife Management: Large Mammals, Part 2
- Wildlife Management: Predators
- Park Management
- Instruction Set 5
- Rangelands Management
- Forest Management, Part 1
- Forest Management, Part 2
- Forest Protection
- Instruction Set 6
- Cold Water Fish Management
- Warm Water Fish Management
- Instruction Set 7
- International Conservation Issues
- Safety in the Field
- Wildlife Law Enforcement
Furthering Your Education:
Students who complete Penn Foster Career School's Wildlife/Forestry Conservation Career Diploma Program may be interested in continuing their studies and earning a bachelor's degree in the wildlife and forestry conservation field. This might prepare them for advancement in the conservation field.
Bachelor's degree options include (but are not limited to):
- Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology
- Bachelor of Science in Forestry
- Bachelor of Science in Biology
- Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
Graduates of Penn Foster's Wildlife/Forestry Conservation Career Diploma Program may be able to work in public or private sectors and possibly in a government or national park.
Entry-level positions that graduates may be able to pursue include:
- Forest worker
- Forest ranger
- Wildlife technician
- Conservation worker
- Park ranger assistant
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