Conservation Law Enforcement

Professional skills-training: In-person and Online

Flexible and affordable, the B.S. in Conservation Law Enforcement offer students a new way to earn a degree from America’s Environmental College. Students can choose where and how to learn according to individual preferences and ultimate career goals.

Conservation Law Enforcement Hybrid Learning Highlights

Degree Courses

As a conservation law enforcement major, students will study and explore all the skills necessary for becoming successful in conservation and law enforcement careers:

  • Crime scene investigation techniques, such as fingerprint lifting, trajectory analysis, footprint and tire tread casting, and evidence collection
  • Policy procedures for the preparation and execution of search warrants
  • Procedures for conducting interviews and interrogations
  • Surveillance techniques
  • Proper methods for handling evidence

View the Conservation Law Enforcement Check Sheet
View the Unity College Hybrid Learning Course Catalog – Academic Year 2020-2021
View the Unity College Hybrid Learning Student Handbook – Academic Year 2020-2021

How Students Attend Classes

Students enrolled in the Hybrid Learning programs have the flexibility to design their own academic experiences in ways that best fit with their learning preferences, lifestyle, and career aspirations. Learners can enroll in online courses while roaming the world or dedicate their time to immersive and tactile learning in our residential communities, or anything in between.

  • As a Hybrid student, students choose – in-person, online, or both simultaneously.
  • From the moment they enroll, students are assigned a specialized Hybrid Learning Coach to provide them with individualized attention as they make their choices and blaze their learning path. A Hybrid Learning Coach will stay with them throughout their learning experience regardless of the modality or pace of their path.
  • As long as a student is enrolled in three credits during a term, they are considered full time.
  • Students can register for up to three terms at a time.
  • We also offer housing and dining options to fit their schedule.

Here are some examples of the learning pathways available within our majors. Most terms are five weeks long.

Six Credits, In-Person

 Mon. - Thurs.
CL 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 cr. CLE Core)8:30 – 11:30 AM
ES 105 Understanding Place Through GIS (3 cr. Elective)
12:30 – 3:30 PM

Six Credits, In-Person and Online

 Mon. - Thurs.
CL 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 cr. CLE Core)8:30 – 11:30 AM
EVPC 101 Professional Skills (3 cr. General Education Core)
Online through Unity College Distance Education

Six Credits, Online

 Mon. - Thurs.
EVPC 101 Professional Skills
(3 cr. General Education Core)
Online through Unity College Distance Education
ENCJ 201 Law Enforcement & Emergency Management (3 cr. CLE Core)Online through Unity College Distance Education

Careers in Conservation Law Enforcement

96% of Unity’s Conservation Law Enforcement students who responded to the Senior and/or Alumni Survey are employed in their area of study within six months of graduation!

The conservation law enforcement degree at Unity prepares students for both graduate study and a wide range of careers related to resource management and environmental protection.

Conservation Law Enforcement Career Outcomes

Source: Burning Glass Technologies. Labor Insight™ –  Accessed May 4, 2020.

Unity graduates have achieved success as state fish and game wardens; forest rangers; marine patrols; federal enforcement officers for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management; environmental enforcement officers for the Environmental Protection Agency and state environmental agencies; and more.

Graduates have also found success in traditional law enforcement as investigators and police officers at the local, state, and federal levels. They also appear as wardens on Animal Planet’s North Woods Law.

As a conservation law enforcement graduate, students may want to consider continuing your education online with a Master in Conservation Law Enforcement or an online Sustainable Masters of Business Administration.

Unity College Career Services offers a wide range of services to help students find–and land–their dream job.

Advantages of Hybrid Learning

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