The Master of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Plan C 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 primarily taught through online courses. Courses focus on the skills and tools needed to analyze, communicate, and make decisions about conservation issues. Students 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 Spring 2022

Core Courses
Select 21 credits from the following: 21
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
Natural Resources Policy and Biodiversity
Select at least 9 additional credits from the following:9
Conservation Genetics of Wild Populations
Analyses for Managing Wild Populations
Wildlife Disease Ecology
Wildlife Conservation Communications
Wildlife Conservation Policy--Current Events
Program Total Credits:30

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