This major and concentration provides a background for further study or for introductory positions of employment in fish and wildlife management, forestry, environmental science and other natural resource fields. Students interested in a career in wildlife biology should obtain information from the Biology Department on course selection for certification as an associate wildlife biologist by the Wildlife Society.
Where a Concentration in Ecology Can Take You
With a microbiology concentration, your career options are wide open. Some common paths for NMU graduates include:
- Field researcher
- Wildlife management
- Laboratory researcher
- Production specialist
- Animal rehabilitator
- Conservation biologist
Career possibilities available to you as a biology major depend on the competencies and skills you acquire through both academic work and extracurricular experiences, so take advantage of every opportunity to learn from your NMU experience!