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Master of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Program Details

The online Master of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology program focuses on the ecology and management of wild animals, for their benefit and the benefit of humans, in a program designed for professionals in the natural resources area.  The curriculum focuses on the skills and tools needed to analyze, communicate, and make decisions about conservation issues as students also learn about study design, data collection and interpretation, and communication.  Graduates have the training and credentials natural resource professionals need to effectively guide studies, decisions, and policies related to fish and wildlife management.


  • A B.A. or B.S. degree in fish, wildlife, and conservation biology or a closely related discipline
  • A minimum of 2 years full-time professional employment beyond the bachelor's degree, preferably with a focus in F.W.C.B., natural resources conservation, or a related field
  • A 3.0 GPA on all undergraduate coursework
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission