Fish and Game Career

Are you looking for a new career or to advance your current career with the Department of Fish and Game or Fish and Wildlife? A career with the Department of Fish and Game is challenging and rewarding at the same time.  As long as you are creative, energetic and have at least an associate degree you may find employment and make a nice living. The Department of Fish and Game and the Department of Fish and Wildlife are essentially the same but different states use different terminology.

What are some career paths with the Department of Fish and Game?

Administrative Positions
Biologist
Conservation Officer
Environmental Specialist
Fish and Game Warden
Fish and Wildlife Technician
Fish and Wildlife Interpreter

What are the educational requirements for Department of Fish and Game careers?

The most common degrees are a bachelor’s degree in biology or environmental sciences.  A Bachelor’s Degree is required for all of the careers previously listed except for the Fish and Game Warden and Conservation Officer which vary on their requirements from department to department.  For the most part a Fish and Game Warden and a Conservation Officer need at least an associate's degree. These two positions also require a significant and competitive training regimen through certain state academies. Our schools offer associate, bachelor’s and master’s programs in criminal justice, law enforcement, biology, environmental sciences and more, that may prepare you for your career with the Department of Fish and Game. 

Where do you start?

Get your education completed first.  Fish and Game positions are very competitive, especially Fish and Game Warden careers, so by earning a bachelor's degree you shouls be giving yourself a much better chance of being selected by a state Fish and Game Department. The following schools offer many of their programs online so that you can complete your education without interrupting your career.  Request free information from the accredited schools below and decide which criminal justice, sciences, or law enforcement degree program is right for you.

California Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Reseda, Gardena, Santa Ana, La Puente

Degrees Offered:

  • Diploma - Criminal Justice - Private & Homeland Security

Missouri Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Kansas City

Degrees Offered:

  • Diploma - Criminal Justice - Private & Homeland Security

Florida Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Orlando

Degrees Offered:

  • Diploma - Criminal Justice - Private & Homeland Security

Online Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • BSCJ - Law Enforcement
  • MSCJ - Law

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Law Enforcement Administration (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Public Administration: Law Enforcement

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Master's in Criminal Justice with Federal Law Enforcement Specialization (Online)

Minnesota Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Lake Elmo, Bloomington, St. Cloud, Eagan, Mankato, Brooklyn Park, Moorhead

Degrees Offered:

  • Certificate - Law Enforcement Academics
  • Certificate - Law Enforcement Skills
  • Associate's - Law Enforcement

Ontario Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Kingston, Burlington, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Oshawa

Degrees Offered:

  • Diploma in Police Foundations

British Columbia Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Surrey

Degrees Offered:

  • Diploma - Law Enforcement Foundations

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Program outcomes vary according to each institution's specific curriculum and employment opportunities are not guaranteed.
Earning a degree may not qualify you for specialized careers that require more education or experience in the field.