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Master of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences

Program Details

The University of Florida’s Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences is designed for working professionals who are currently working in, or interested in working in, the areas of environmental science, fisheries, aquatic sciences, and natural resource fields, and wish to continue their educations and advance their careers.


  • Official transcripts of all previous academic work
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 is expected
  • GRE scores
  • Three letters of recommendation from relevant academic or employment colleagues
  • Letter of intent/statement of purpose detailing the areas you wish to study and/or your background
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.