The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources offers the MS and PhD degrees in wildlife and fisheries biology. The MS degree has numerous concentrations: aquaculture, aquatic toxicology, conservation biology, upland and wetland wildlife biology, endangered species biology, wildlife toxicology, freshwater fisheries science and marine fisheries science. The PhD degree has three emphasis areas: fisheries biology, wildlife biology, and conservation biology.
Graduates often work for state and federal natural resources management agencies or the forest industry. The graduate program in wildlife biology is accredited by the Southeastern Section of the Wildlife Society.