Applicants should have completed a BA/BS in Biology, or other natural/environmental science, or equivalent coursework. GRE scores are not required.
Global climate change. Habitat destruction. Invasive species. Urbanization. Accelerated species extinctions. Expertise in conservation biology has never been more relevant and in demand.
Flexible Schedule/ Compelling Coursework
With courses in the evenings and on weekends, Fordham’s Graduate Certificate in Conservation Biology offers opportunities for exploring conservation biology and urban ecology. Learn more about admissions requirements.
The course topics include:
Evolutionary and ecological processes affecting small populations
Factors affecting global biodiversity
Conservation of species and ecosystems
Fundamentals of environmental law and policy
The Certificate culminates with a hands-on practicum providing real-world experience, with opportunities to work at one of New York’s conversation organizations, such as:
Work with New York’s Top Conservation Organizations
Learn more about the curriculum and program requirements.
Unparalleled Access to Ecological Research Sites
Fordham’s formal partnerships with the New York Botanical Garden and the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo provide access to diverse plant and animal populations and renowned facilities just adjacent to our Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx.
Additionally, students can take courses and conduct research at Fordham’s Louis Calder Center, a biological field station and ecological preserve comprised of 113 forested acres in Westchester County housing:
State-of-the-art ecological, molecular, chemistry, and microscopy laboratories
Experimental lake mesocosms
Field and forest enclosures
Long-term research sites/plots
Congratulations to . He is featured in the Dustin Partridge, a doctoral candidate in biology at Fordham University National Wildlife Magazine discussing his dissertation research about how New York City’s green roofs attract large numbers of migratory birds and their insect prey.
J. Alan Clark, PhD, JD
For more information please contact J. Alan Clark at email@example.com or (718) 817-3678
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