What will I learn?

The M.S. in Fish and Wildlife Management serves the needs of students whose thesis research addresses an applied fish or wildlife management problem. It may be a terminal degree leading to professional employment as a fisheries or wildlife biologist, but may also lead to a Ph.D. in Fish and Wildlife Biology or other discipline. Coursework associated with this degree tends to emphasize applied fish and wildlife management.

The student's graduate committee will work with the student following a required oral qualifying exam during the second semester in attendance to finalize one of the following required plans of study. The committee may require additional electives for completing a Master's degree in the Department of Ecology. Statistics courses may be recommended as electives.

Which department am I in?

College of Letters and Science

Study options

Full Time (Minimum 30 credits)

Tuition fees
US$16,198.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 August 2020

Venue

College of Letters and Science

Montana State University,

2-205 Wilson Hall,

BOZEMAN,

Montana,

59717, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

In general, most graduate programs require: A bachelor's degree (or higher) or the equivalent from an accredited, government-recognized university. B average or higher from your undergraduate study (3.0/4.0 GPA, or equivalent).

For international students

A bachelor's degree (or higher) or the equivalent from an accredited, government-recognized university. These degrees are generally four-year-long programs.
B average or higher from your undergraduate study (3.0/4.0 GPA, or equivalent).

English Proficiency for Graduate Applicants:

Internet-based TOEFL Test (iBT): 80

Paper-based TOEFL Test (PBT): 550

IELTS: 6.5

PTE Academic: 54

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MSU is the largest research entity in Montana and is in the top 3% of institutions in the U.S for research expenditure.

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