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Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

24 months
Duration
30357 USD/year
30357 USD/year
16191 USD/year
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About

The Professional Science Master’s degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration at Oregon State University provides advanced training for recently finished undergraduates looking to enter the workforce or early-career professionals employed by natural resources agencies, non-government organizations, and other entities seeking to advance their careers.

Overview

Key facts:

  • The Fisheries and Wildlife Administration program at Oregon State University also provides an opportunity for employers to meet their workforce planning goals and contribute to the self-improvement of current employees.
  • The PSMFWA program is offered by the University's Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. It features instruction by an internationally recognized group of scientific professionals who provide a rich academic environment for degree-seeking students that is scientifically rigorous and relevant to today's natural resource issues.
  • The PSMFWA also provides an opportunity for employers to meet their workforce planning goals and contribute to the self-improvement of current employees.

Why Should I Get a PSM?

Fisheries and wildlife resource conservation is a challenging profession involving biological, ecological, management, policy, and social systems. Although many professionals obtain entry-level positions with B.S. degrees, mid- and upper-level positions typically require additional training in biology, quantitative methods, and business and communication skills. The PSM in Fisheries & Wildlife Administration prepares you to become a thoughtful, innovative leader in the science and management of fisheries and wildlife.

The PSMFWA degree is an integrated curriculum designed to provide advanced, professional training in four areas:

  • Core knowledge in fish or wildlife biology, ecology, and management;
  • Professional skills and abilities;
  • Human dimensions of natural resources management;
  • Natural resources policy. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genes and Chemicals in Agriculture: Value and Risk
  • Carbon Sequestration in Forests
  • Biology of Invasive Plants
  • The Natural History of Whales and Whaling
  • Aquatic Biological Invasions
  • Coastal Ecology and Resource Management
  • Principles of Wildlife Diseases

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Please complete your application at least 30 days prior to the term you plan to start for full consideration.

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Oregon State University Certification of Finances Form is required of all applicants, regardless of funding source. This includes applicants that have been granted a Teaching or Research Assistantship.
  • Supporting documentation, demonstrating sufficient financial resources for the desired academic program. See below for Acceptable Forms of Financial Documentation
  • Photocopy of Applicant’s Passport and Passport of any dependents (if passport has already been issued – this is used to match the name on the passport and visa documents).
  • Photocopy of Current Visa/I-20 if already in the U.S.  
  • Monetary Amount to Show
  • All international applicants and applicants that did not receive a degree in the U.S. (or other English speaking country) meet the following additional English language proficiency requirements for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30357 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30357 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30357 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30357 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    16191 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16191 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Corvallis

1397 - 2488 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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