• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • Unknown (University site)
    Duration

Overview

The Master of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology degree at Colorado State University is geared towards natural resource professionals with at least 2 years of experience and is an intensive, coursework-only master's degree that is primarily taught through online courses. 

Courses focus on the skills and tools needed to analyze, communicate, and make decisions about conservation issues. Students will broaden their critical thinking on current issues and receive the training to be successful and advance in careers at natural resources agencies, firms, and non-government organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design of Fish and Wildlife Studies
  • Applied Sampling for Wildlife/Fish Studies
  • Adaptive Fish and Wildlife Management
  • Conservation Biology
  • Fish and Wildlife Population Dynamics
  • Science of Managing Human-Wildlife Conflicts
  • Management of Wildlife Habitat

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    The Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology graduate program accepts students throughout the academic year.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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General Requirements

  • Applicants to Plan C master’s programs should consult department requirements for submission of standardized test scores.
  • An official transcript of all collegiate work completed along with a certified translation into English.
  • Scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic.
  • Certified proof of financial support – Graduate Student Certification for Issuance of Immigration Document (GS3F form) and supporting financial documents.
  • Passport copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1391 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    567 USD/credit
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Living costs for Fort Collins

  • 1210 - 1800 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

Institutional scholarships are funded by CSU and are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities, or outstanding talent. Requirements vary by scholarship. 

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