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About the Wildlife 生物学 Degree Program


The Wildlife 生物学 degree at the University of Nebraska at Kearney integrates a deep study of biology with an emphasis in applied vertebrate ecology. Student learning is directed toward understanding the distribution and abundance of species (ecology), with a special emphasis on mammals, 鸟, reptiles and amphibians (terrestrial vertebrates).

Research experience is a core component of the Wildlife 生物学 program, and students have the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge to real-world issues when doing their own independent research 他们的大四.

As a Wildlife 生物学 major, you'll complete the educational requirements to eventually become a Certified Wildlife Biologist (five years of on-the-job experience is also required). Certification is an advantage to obtaining a job as a wildlife professional.

For more information contact:

Dr. 基斯Geluso
Professor of 生物学

Wildlife Program at a Glance



一般的研究 requirement has been reduced to 30 credit hrs allowing more freedom and making it easier to transfer to bet36365体育.


生物学 Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science, Wildlife Emphasis



With the New Nebraskan Scholarship all undergraduate students pay in-state tuition

What can you do with a Wildlife Degree

Learn more about the types of jobs and common employers that Wildlife graduates work for.


  • Conservation educator
  • Environmental researcher
  • 野生动物管理器
  • 狩猎监督官
  • 野外生物学家
  • 野生动物取证
  • Wildlife biologist


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