Wildlife & Forestry Conservation Career Diploma

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If you enjoy the outdoors and wildlife, you may be interested in Penn Foster Career School's Wildlife and Forestry Conservation Career Diploma program. Learn more about this program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Wildlife and Forestry Conservation Career Diploma program at Penn Foster Career School is designed to give students an opportunity to study different animals and habitats and how to manage them. You'll have the chance to learn about wildlife law enforcement, animal population management, forest ecology, and park and recreational facility operation. Instruction covers birds, waterfowl, small mammals, large mammals, predators, fish, and different types of habitats. This career diploma program can be completed at your own pace and from your own home. All of the reference materials and texts you need to complete the program are included.

What are the Prerequisites?

Previous experience working with animals may be helpful. An interest in conservation may also assist you if you're interested in this program. Applicants to Penn Foster Career School's programs should be at least 18 years old.

What are the Course Requirements?

The Wildlife and Forestry Career Diploma program includes seven instruction sets. Each set contains two to four lessons. Upon completing one instruction set, you'll receive the materials for the next.

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Instruction SetLessons
Instruction Set 1Learning Strategies
Conservation: People, Animals, and Habitat
Instruction Set 2Wildlife Management: Upland Birds
Wildlife Management: Waterfowl
Instruction Set 3Wilfelife Management: Small Mammals, Part 1
Wildlife Management: Small Mammals, Part 2
Instruction Set 4Wildlife Management: Large Mammals, Part 1
Wildlife Management: Large Mammals, Part 2
Wildlife Management: Predators
Park Management
Instruction Set 5Rangelands Management
Forest Management, Part 1
Forest Management, Part 2
Forest Protection
Instruction Set 6Cold Water Fish Management
Warm Water Fish Management
Instruction Set 7International Conservation issues
Safety in the Field
Wildlife Law Enforcement

What Are My Post-Graduation Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

In this program, you may learn about different animal species and habitats. You also may learn about law enforcement for wildlife and managing recreational facilities. This knowledge may prepare you for careers in state or national parks or related facilities.

Advanced Degrees

Students who complete this program may be interested in continuing their education. If so, associate's degree programs provide an opportunity to continue to expand your skill set. Associate's degrees you could pursue include:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Forest Technology
  • Associate of Applied Science in Forestry Management
  • Associate of Science in Wildlife Management
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