Zoological Conservation

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Wildlife and Conservation Biology - Zoological Conservation Track

Zoos, zoological parks and other captive environments have become important parts of wildlife conservation. If you have a desire to work with wildlife in a captive setting, the zoological conservation track is the right path for you. You’ll receive the coursework you need to manage wildlife, study them in their captive environment, assist zoo veterinarians in caring for captive wildlife and interact with the public. Let your passion for animals lead you to the zoological conservation major at Murray State University!

Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology

Department of biological sciences

Degrees offered


Average class size



Main campus

Clubs and Internships

Whether you're interested in the Fisheries and Wildlife Society, the Tri-Beta honor society or the Reptile and Amphibian Society, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in the wildlife and conservation biology program at Murray State. Plus, internships are available with a specific class aimed at providing students the opportunity to gain course credit for internships.

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