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Aquaculture and Fisheries

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
469 USD/credit
207 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff   offers the only M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Aquaculture and Fisheries in Arkansas.

Overview

These research-based in Aquaculture and Fisheries programs prepare graduates for careers in aquaculture resource management, natural fisheries, and allied industries. The comprehensive program at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff  provides students with a broad base of skills, expertise, and practical experience to be competitive for a wide range of opportunities.

Programme Structure

Graduate students are required to prepare a thesis or dissertation concerning original research during their tenure in the degree program. Areas of study are available in the following areas:
Aquaculture

  • Pond and hatchery production technologies
  •  Aquatic animal nutrition
  •  Water quality
  •  Fish health/pathology
  •  Economics and marketing of aquaculture products
  •  Aquaculture engineering
  •  Aquaculture production systems
Fisheries
  • Fisheries management & ecology
  • Small impoundment management & ecology
  • Fish bioenergetics
  • Larval fish ecology
  • Fisheries & ecological modeling
  • Invasive species

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline for International students is April 15 for Fall Semester.

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education in an aquaculture, fisheries, agriculture, natural resources, or related scientific discipline.
  • 2. Minimum GPA during the Junior and Senior years of 3.0 or better on a 4-point scale.
  • 3. Minimum GRE of 291 (Combined Quantitative & Verbal)
  • 4. Minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 79 or IELTS score of 6.5 (for International students). 
  • 5. Agreement of graduate faculty member in the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries to supervise the student and fund their thesis research.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    469 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 469 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    207 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 207 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Aquaculture and Fisheries
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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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