The Wildlife/Forestry Conservation program trains students who have a love of nature and outdoors. During the course of this diploma program students learn about wildlife law enforcement, park operation, population management, and forest ecology and protection.
Penn Foster offers an online Diploma program, completed independently, without the need for a classroom. The program includes seven Instruction Sets, which students will complete at their own pace.
Penn Foster offers a course in Conservation: People, Animals, and Habitat. The objectives in this course include: identifying employment opportunities in the field, understanding the basic organization and functions of government agencies and learn how to start you own conservation-related business. Wildlife Management teaches students basic waterfowl biology, trapping and transporting, and how to manage suitable habitats for individual species. Students are also taught the management of small and large animals, including population dynamics, predator management and improving habitat. Students may learn about Park Management and how private parks and recreational facilities operate. Students should learn about forest ecology, regeneration methods, and deforestation and forest health issues in the Forest Management course.
Students study stocking methods for warm water fish management and stocking to change existing population. In this course students are taught how to raise fish for stocking in the wild. Penn Foster’s Wildlife/Forestry Conservation courses allow students to increase their knowledge of environmental protection and land management performed responsibly.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Penn Foster is accredited by:
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.
Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.