Careers: B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences – Online

With a bachelor's degree in fisheries and wildlife sciences, you'll be able to pursue a host of career paths. Sample job titles for fisheries and wildlife graduates include:

  • Fisheries biologist
  • Wildlife biologist
  • Marine biologist
  • Habitat restoration biologist
  • Endangered species biologist
  • Wildlife or fish manager
  • Hatchery technician
  • Wildlife area manager
  • Hatchery manager
  • International/exotic wildlife specialist
  • Fish and wildlife law enforcement officer
  • Zoo/aquarium animal caretaker
  • Watershed council coordinator
  • Environmental educator
  • Wildlife interpreter
  • Extension agent
  • Park ranger

And here are examples of the types of places you might find yourself working after earning your degree online with Oregon State:

  • State fish and wildlife management agency
  • State parks agency
  • Federal fish or wildlife management agency (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries Service)
  • Federal land management agency (U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service)
  • Conservation organization (World Wildlife Fund, National Audubon Society, Defenders of Wildlife)
  • Land trust organization (The Nature Conservancy)
  • International non-profit organization (The Cheetah Conservation Fund, Elephant Nature Foundation)
  • Native American reservation
  • Outdoor education/nature center
  • Zoo or aquarium
  • Fish or wildlife consulting firm
  • Environmental agency (Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Hunting or fishing organization (Ducks Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Trout Unlimited)
  • Soil and water conservation district
  • Watershed or other citizen council
  • University or other academic setting
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