Conservation Law Enforcement

Con-law and liberal arts

The B.S. in Conservation Law Enforcement at Unity College offers an extraordinary mix of strong liberal arts preparation with practical, in-the-field experience in the techniques of environmental law enforcement.

Conservation Law Enforcement Program Highlights

What You Will Study

In addition to liberal arts foundation courses from our Environmental Citizen Curriculum, as a conservation law enforcement major, you will study and explore:

  • 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

Careers in Conservation Law Enforcement

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.

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, you may want to consider continuing your education online with a Master in Conservation Law Enforcement at Unity College, offered in 2018, or an online Sustainable Masters of Business Administration.

Additionally, Unity College has an articulation agreement with Husson University which benefits our graduates. Husson offers both a Master of Business Administration—a one-year program—or the Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration.

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