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Enhance Our Natural World

MS Biodiversity Conservation & Management



All About People

Our biodiversity program focuses on human action.

Engaging in conservation is not just about the science behind it; it’s about the humanity, too. That’s why our program goes beyond scientific knowledge and emphasizes the importance of the human dimension of environmental work. You’ll learn concepts and develop skills in policy implementation, conservation ecology, data analytics and visualization, spatial mapping, emerging conservation concepts and technologies, community engagement and conservation research and monitoring.

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Our program is one of the only master’s degrees in conservation across the country—and of those, even fewer are fully online.


On the Rise

An increasing demand for qualified professionals in our field means a stable career where you can improve the environment.

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Great Investment

Whether you’re in or out of state, tuition is a flat fee of $750 per credit.

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100% Online

Our online program model was designed to make higher education more accessible. You can learn when you want, where you want, with asynchronous format and no obligation to come to campus.

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Leading the Charge

Throughout our history, UW-Green Bay has prioritized sustainability and conservation efforts.

In fact, Harper’s Magazine and Newsweek dubbed us the Eco U® in the early 1970s. Our Cofrin Center for Biodiversity promotes conservation through education, research, land stewardship and community services. Our resources are made for online students, too, with resources throughout our website to help give you experience and build skills. At the end of your degree, the capstone experience will provide you with an opportunity to apply your knowledge and expertise to real-world situations and make a positive impact on society.

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UW Extended Campus

Because our program is in collaboration with the UW Extended Campus, we bring together diverse and distinguished expertise from professors throughout the UW System. Visit their website to learn about the program.

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Support at Every Step

No matter where you're located, UW-Green Bay and the UW Extended Campus have the resources and services to ensure your success.

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Financial Aid

Though tuition is handled through the UW Extended Campus, our UW-Green Bay campus will help you with financial aid to fund your degree.

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Academic Support

The UW Extended Campus provides success coaches to get you on track, and our professors here at UW-Green Bay are always willing to help you.

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Offset the cost of your tuition by applying for scholarships. One easy application means you’ll be considered for all UW-Green Bay scholarships.

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Amy Carrozzino-Lyon, the academic director for our program, is committed to research, monitoring and community outreach to help local communities thrive. As a part of the UW Extended campus, you're supported by an array of advisors. Connect with them for support.

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