The Master of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology degree provides the training and credentials natural resource professionals need to effectively guide studies, decisions, and policies related to fish and wildlife management. The degree 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.

Effective Fall 2017

Core Courses
Select 21 credits from the following: 21
Design of Fish and Wildlife Studies
Applied Sampling for Wildlife/Fish Studies
Conservation Biology
Fish and Wildlife Population Dynamics
Science of Managing Human-Wildlife Conflicts
Management of Wildlife Habitat
Conservation Decision Analysis
Natural Resources Policy and Biodiversity
Select at least 9 additional credits from the following: 9
Core course not taken above
Ecotoxicology
Conservation Genetics of Wild Populations
Methods of Fish & Wildlife Population Studies
Wildlife Policy, Administration, and Law
Seminar: Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Group Study: Fish, Wildlife, Conservation Biology
Public Relations in Natural Resources
Program Total Credits:30

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.