The Environmental Conservation (EC) Program’s 32-credit curriculum is designed to train conservation leaders in practical interdisciplinary skills. Advance your leadership, conservation and environmental management expertise with curricula in conservation planning, land use policy, high-demand skills like GIS and grant writing, and through professional skills development.
Details and Timeline
Here’s how the 15-month curriculum program breaks down each semester.
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All courses are taught by UW-Madison faculty and instructional staff who are passionate about this field and excited to bring you into it. Here are some of the core instructors for the Environmental Conservation curriculum.
Professor of Environmental Studies
What Our Students Say
"The curricula utilized real, practical socio-environmental issues as learning tools. This helped me understand better the impact of my decisions as an environmentalist at the local and international levels."
– Nana Sakyiwa Brown-Wood, EC '17
Program Manager, Nia Tero
"... They teach us about ethics, how to listen, and how to reflect. These are the skills that give us the foundation to address any challenge."
Kelly Green Guilbeau, EC '19
Landscape Ecologist and Community Outreach Specialist, U.S. Geological Survey