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Jan 3 – Tuition deadlines begin
Jan 16 – 16wk, & 1st 8wk classes start
Mar 18 – 2nd 8wk classes start
Help protect and conserve wildlife and natural resources for present and future generations. Austin Community College offers an Associates degree and several certificates in wildlife conservation and management. You’ll learn the principles and techniques of wildlife habitat conservation and sustainable hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation. When you complete your degree or certificate, you’ll be prepared for roles such as:
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Wildlife monitoring fieldwork
Our wildlife conservation and management studies provide a field-oriented curriculum developed in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. You can boost your career and employment opportunities by combining your studies with additional Environmental Science and Technology classes.
State and national demand for wildlife conservation professionals in the government and private sectors is expected to increase 35% through 2030. Natural resource companies, environmental consulting firms, and government agencies at all levels employ conservation and wildlife professionals.
ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.
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