Field Study Opportunities with California State University, Monterey Bay

The Wildlands Studies Program, California State University, Monterey Bay offers a series of environmental and cultural ecology field studies.  This year students can choose among wildlife, wildland and cultural ecology field studies searching for solutions to environmental and cultural challenges. 

Each program grants 4-12 transferable upper division units credit.  Please note that all programs, including Costa Rica/Panama and Australia offered spring quarter 2015, are open and accepting applications now.  Field studies take place in: Yellowstone, Big Sur (California), Banff (Canada), Vancouver Island, The California Channel Islands, Fiji, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Baja Mexico, Thailand, Tasmania, India, Nepal, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Wildlands Studies students leave the programs well versed in field research methods, environmental impact assessment, data acquisition techniques and remain connected to a global network of scientists and researchers.  They set themselves apart when applying for internships, professional employment, or graduate school by citing the knowledge and experience cultivated during the program.

All programs, now available for consideration, are described at

If you have questions about any of the programs, please feel free to get in contact via email: