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Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Colorado State University

36 months
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705 USD/credit 7050 USD/year
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About

The Master of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology degree at Colorado State University focuses on the ecology and management of wild animals, for their benefit and the benefit of humans. With human impacts on the environment increasing, wildlife-inhabited lands are being changed or lost at unprecedented rates.

Overview

Managing wildlife includes activities such as study design, data collection, and communication to constituencies so policies can be selected that have positive outcomes for both wildlife and humans. This degree provides the training you need to effectively guide studies, decisions, and policies related to wildlife management.

This Master of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology degree at Colorado State University is designed for professionals working in the fish, wildlife, and conservation biology field. Students will broaden their critical thinking on current issues and receive the training to be successful in careers at natural resources agencies, firms, and non-government organizations.

What you learn

Build your knowledge base and understanding of how to review scientific information; analyze, interpret, and explain data; develop and communicate strategies and plans; and make complex decisions to successfully manage fish and wildlife while considering budgets, stakeholders, and human values. Topics of study include:

  • Conservation biology: theory and practice
  • Issues in wildlife-human conflicts
  • Fish and wildlife study design
  • Applied sampling, analysis, and data interpretation
  • Population dynamics and habitat management

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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A B.A. or B.S. degree in fish, wildlife, and conservation biology (F.W.C.B.) or a closely related discipline.
  • A minimum of 2 years full-time professional employment post-bachelor's degree, with work focusing on F.W.C.B. or a closely related field.
  • A 3.00 GPA or higher on all undergraduate coursework. Exceptions to this are made on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 705 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    7050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 705 USD per credit during 36 months.

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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