Online Courses and Distance Learning

Image Credit: USFWS

Image Credit: USFWS

Online Courses

This is a list of available online courses that can help applicants supplement their certification application. In no way does it constitute prior approval, as each application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis in its entirety, through the peer review process.

American Public University System
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Wildlife Biology; Botany; Zoology; Ecology; Physical Sciences; Statistics; Quantitative Science; Policy, Administration, and Law; Communications
5% tuition grant provided to TWS members

Auburn University
Course Categories: Physical Sciences

College of Southern Idaho
Course Categories: Statistics; Communications

Colorado State University
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Botany; Ecology; Physical Sciences; Statistics; Quantitative Science; Policy, Administration, and Law
Additional Links:
Natural Resources and the Environment Certificate

Cornell University
Course Categories: Wildlife Biology

Eastern Kentucky University
Course Categories: Humanities; Physical Sciences; Communications

Eastern Oregon University
Course Categories: Botany; Communications

Fort Valley University
Course Categories: Humanities; Zoology; Physical Sciences; Communications

Glenville State College
Course Categories: Humanities; Statistics; Communications

Great Basin College
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Ecology; Humanities; Physical Sciences; Quantitative Sciences; Communications

Natural Resources Distance Learning Consortium

New Mexico State University
Course Categories: Wildlife Management

Northern Arizona University
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Ecology; Statistics; Quantitative Sciences; Policy, Administration, and Law; Communications

Oregon State University
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Wildlife Biology; Botany; Zoology; Ecology; Physical Sciences; Statistics; Quantitative Science; Policy, Administration, and Law; Communications

Texas A&M University
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Botany; Ecology; Zoology; Statistics; Quantitative Sciences; Communications

Texas Tech University
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Wildlife Biology; Botany; Zoology; Physical Science; Quantitative Sciences; Communications

University of Florida
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Ecology; Zoology

University of Georgia

University of Idaho
Course Categories: Botany; Ecology
Additional Links:
Courses
– Certificate Programs

University of Minnesota
Course Categories: Zoology; Statistics; Communications

University of Wisconsin
Course Categories: Quantitative Sciences; Policy, Administration, and Law; Communications

Washington State University
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Ecology; Zoology; Statistics; Quantitative Sciences; Communications

West Virginia University
Course Categories: Wildlife Management; Ecology; Humanities; Physical Sciences; Statistics; Quantitative Sciences; Communications

Western Piedmont Community College
Course Categories: Zoology; Humanities; Physical Sciences; Statistics; Communications

Western Wyoming Community College
Course Categories: Zoology; Humanities; Physical Sciences; Statistics; Quantitative Sciences; Communications

Distance Learning

The Wildlife Society seeks to promote continued education and training for wildlife professionals. Links provided on this page offer opportunities for distance learning including short-courses, workshops, and webinars and opportunities for field training in wildlife conservation and management.

Blue Lion Training
Ecology and Environmental Science Field School

Bureau of Land Management
National Training Center

Conservation Professional Training Program

Global Wildlife Resources
Wildlife Handling and Chemical Immobilization

Natural Resources Conservation Service/ Southern Regional Extension Forestry
Science and Technology Training Library
Additional Links:
Forestry and Natural Resources

Safe Capture International Inc.
Chemical Immobilization of Animals

School for Field Studies

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

The Xerces Society
Invertebrate Conservation Short Courses

University of Georgia
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

U.S. Department of the Interior
DOI Learn

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
National Conservation Training Center

U.S. Forest Service
Open Space Conservation