College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences

About This Program

The Environmental and Conservation Biology program combines the fundamental science of ecology with applied aspects of conservation and management to prepare you for one of many rewarding careers in environmental science. Enroll now and make a difference for future generations. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Conservation scientists

  • 5.1% faster than the average
  • 24,500 number of jobs
  • $64,020 potential earnings

Forest and conservation technicians

  • 0.6% little or no change
  • 21,200 number of jobs
  • $38,940 potential earnings


  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 11,600 number of jobs
  • $63,980 potential earnings

Forestry and conservation science teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.2% slower than the average
  • 2,100 number of jobs
  • $87,400 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.