The Master of Conservation Leadership, Plan C, is a graduate degree which prepares leaders to address complex conservation issues at local, regional, and global scales. The program is built around principles of experiential learning, inter-disciplinary instruction, and applied approaches. Our students work closely with a network of practitioners and organizations throughout the program. Conservation leadership is the option for individuals seeking to make a difference in the lives and ecosystems of our planet.

Effective Spring 2019

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
NR 541Conservation Governance2
NR 543BCatalyzing Change: Collaborative Conservation3
NR 544DConservation Methods: Spatial Information1
NR 544EConservation Methods: Integrative Field Work3
NR 545BMultilevel Views: Society and Conservation- Global3
NR 549AConservation and Systems Leadership3
NR 549BConservation and Systems Leadership: Field3
NR 562Ecosystem Services in a Changing World3
NR 564Systems Thinking and Biodiversity3
 Total Credits24
Second Year
NR 586Conservation Leadership Capstone6
 Total Credits6
 Program Total Credits:30

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.