American Public University, a leader in providing career-relevant education online, offers the Graduate Certificate in Fish and Wildlife Management. Using evidence-based research and real-world practices, the program provides advanced education to address complex issues in environmental and policy management. Courses are conducted online so that working adults can fit a graduate-level education into their busy lives.
Through this program, students research and analyze the impact humans have on the survivability and management of fish and wildlife populations. The curriculum examines local, national, and international public policy and government regulations. It also teaches the criticality of collaboration and partnership building. Students learn current and emerging practices to support species restoration, threatened and endangered species management, and landscape-level conversation.
The online Graduate Certificate in Fish and Wildlife Management is taught by scholar-practitioners. Many instructors hold leadership positions at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management, the Nature Conservancy, and other environmental organizations. Faculty members stay actively involved with the changing laws, policies, scientific advancements, and the social and political influences that are shaping environmental public policy. This ensures that American Public University students stay at the forefront of federal and state policy and regulation changes that are impacting fish and wildlife resources.