Graduate Students

We educate our students to think critically and evaluate problems from a strong background in basic and applied science, fundamental ecological principles, and consideration of social influences on conservation. We strive to help our students succeed through a rich program of field and laboratory coursework and personal advising.

Considering getting an advanced degree? Explore this decision making chart of Fisheries and Wildlife graduate degree programs and the application stages for each. Interested in how our students fare professionally after graduating? Explore our latest Survey of Graduates Report for the value of a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences at Oregon State University. 

The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife offers four graduate programs:

Fisheries or Wildlife Management Graduate Certificate

PSM Degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

MS in Fisheries or Wildlife

PhD in Fisheries or Wildlife