Academic Programs Catalog

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Graduate Study
Fisheries and Wildlife - Doctor of Philosophy

In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the student must meet the requirements specified below.


Applicants for a doctoral program should have completed a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in a biological or other appropriate science. Additional background in mathematics, chemistry, botany, and zoology is desirable. Scores on the Graduate Record Examination General Test are required. The Subject Test in Biology is recommended.

Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Fisheries and Wildlife

The student and the major professor plan a program of study that includes courses related to one of the areas of specialization within the field of fisheries and wildlife referenced above and three credits of Fisheries and Wildlife 893. The program must be approved by the student's guidance committee.