Conservation Biology

 
Major in Conservation Biology

Become a leader in conversation with this degree program. Enjoy hands-on educational experiences, including:

  • Apply ecological science and natural resource management principles to real-world challenges.
  • Gain expertise at securing the biological integrity and sustainability of complex natural environments.
  • Prepare for a career in parks and protected areas.
  • Develop integrated approaches to wildlife and habitat conservation.

Popular Courses

Some of the most popular courses in this major are Restoration Ecology, Wildlife Biodiversity & Ecology and Conservation Planning (the capstone project).

Browse through our full course listing for more courses available to you as a student in this program. Please visit the Faculty's course listing and descriptions for more information about each course.

Career Options

This major will prepare you for a career in a range of conversation positions, including:

  • Conservation biologist
  • Land use advisor
  • Park warden
  • Ecologist
  • Wildlife biologist
  • Conservation officer
  • Check out UAlberta's Environmental Science Career Guide for more opportunities