M.Sc. On Campus

Fisheries and Wildlife Science

Arkansas Tech University

24 months
584 USD/credit 8760 USD/year
584 USD/credit 8760 USD/year
292 USD/credit 4380 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife Science was established in the Fall of 2000 to build on Arkansas Tech University's longstanding tradition of educating fisheries and wildlife professionals. Thesis and non-thesis options are available. 


We offer a master degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Science at Arkansas Tech University. Thesis students are typically accepted following recruitment by individual faculty members. Prospective thesis students are encouraged to contact an individual Fisheries or Wildlife faculty member whose research interests and background most closely match your career goals (see link below). 

Key Features 

  • Assistantships, when available, are advertised on the Texas A&M Job Board. 
  • In general, the most competitive applicants will have a B.S. degree in Fisheries and/or Wildlife or other Biological Science, a GPA > 3.0, and GRE scores > 50 percentile in quantitative and verbal scores.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Principles of Wildlife Management
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Limnology
  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems
  • Waterfowl Ecology and Management
  • Wetland Ecology and Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All transcripts must be originals or school-certified copies of originals with official English translations. Notarized copies are not accepted. All applicants should submit evidence of the completion of a 4-year bachelors degree program. 
  • English test scores
  • Each individual degree program has varying requirements for admission. Not all programs require GRE or GMAT scores.
  • Evidence of sufficient financial support
  • Please provide a photocopy of your current passport as well as any previous visas to the US, I-20s and an I-94 card if available.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 584 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 584 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 292 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Russellville

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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