The graduate program is one of the top programs in the nation.  The Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology graduate program is highly competitive and our faculty members are well respected both in the nation and international arenas.  In addition, FWCB graduate students are some of the most elite students both nationally and internationally.

Graduates of the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology hold academic positions in state and federal natural resource agencies, in foreign countries, and in private organizations and industry.

Our faculty have diverse professional interests and often work in interdisciplinary teams to understand and solve today’s complex environmental and natural resource management problems.

Graduate students have also developed working relationships with the Colorado Division of Wildlife, the U.S. Forest Service, the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Wildlife Research Center, and the Biological Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey which have offices and research facilities on or near the Colorado State campus. The Colorado Natural Heritage Program, the Larval Fish Laboratory, and the Water Center are on-campus interdisciplinary research programs associated with the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology.