find the online degree program that works for you

Conservation Biology PSM (UW–Stout)

Conservation biology is the observation, investigation, development and implementation of conservation practices with the aim of protecting species, their habitats and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction and the erosion of biotic interactions. It is an interdisciplinary subject drawing on sciences, economics and the practice of natural resource management.

UW-Stout's P.S.M. degree in Conservation Biology provides students with high‐quality training in evaluating, understanding and providing solutions to society’s conservation challenges. The program teaches relevant skills and provides expertise to meet STEM workforce needs, while preparing graduates for careers in the public and private sectors including business, industry, government and nonprofit agencies.

Credits for completion: 30-34

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for the program include:

  • a bachelor's degree in biology, environmental science or a science-related field from an accredited institution;
  • a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Those with a non-science-related degree may be admitted as "Probationary Status" upon completing one of the three following conditions: completion of select coursework with a grade of "B" or better or evidence of equivalent courses/professional knowledge.

Degree-granting Institution

University of Wisconsin Stout

For more program information: