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Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

North Carolina State University

24 months
Duration
29690 USD/year
29690 USD/year
11702 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at North Carolina State University is an intercollegiate degree programs co-administered by the College of Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and College of Veterinary Medicine. Currently, more than 40 graduate students are pursuing advanced Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology degrees.

Overview

Key facts

The Master of Science in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at North Carolina State University focuses on researching and understanding ecological principles as they apply to natural resource management as well as the subsequent effects on wildlife, fisheries and aquaculture. 

Our mission is to advance:

  • the scientifically-based conservation
  • management and use of fishery
  • wildlife and associated resources.

This focus in reflected in the emphasis our graduate students place on identifying and resolving important questions ranging from fundamental scientific inquiry to technical, applied, management-oriented problems.

Graduate students interested in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at NC State can choose to pursue a non-thesis degree by enrolling in our Master of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology degree program. Students interested in obtaining a thesis degree should select our Master of Science in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology option. In addition, a PhD in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology program allows students to obtain their doctorates in a wide array of related concentrations.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Human Dimensions of Wildlife and Fisheries 
  • Fish Physiology 
  • Mammalogy 
  • Principles Of Wildlife Science 
  • International Wildlife Management and Conservation 
  • African Ecology and Conservation 
  • Aquaculture 
  • Aquaculture Laboratory 
  • Special Topics in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
    • Personal Statement
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Transcripts
    • Interview/resume/essays
    • Test Scores GRE
    • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29690 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29690 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11702 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11702 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Raleigh

1085 - 1853 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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