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The Professional Science Master’s degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration (PSMFWA) provides advanced training for recent graduates of undergraduate programs looking to enter the workforce and early-career professionals employed by natural resources agencies, non-government organizations, and other entities with a need for expertise in fisheries and wildlife science. The PSMFWA also provides an opportunity for employers to meet their workforce planning goals and contribute to the self-improvement of current employees.
Fisheries and wildlife resource conservation is a challenging profession involving biological, ecological, management, policy, and social systems. Although many professionals obtain entry-level positions with B.S. degrees, mid- and upper-level positions typically require additional training in biology, quantitative methods, and business and communication skills. The PSM in Fisheries & Wildlife Administration prepares you to become a thoughtful, innovative leader in the science and management of fisheries and wildlife.
The PSMFWA degree is an integrated curriculum designed to provide advanced, professional training in four areas:
In addition, you will participate in an intensive internship experience engaging students in real world work situations involving technical problems, teamwork, communication skills, and decision-making.
Read more about the specific learner outcomes of the Professional Science Master's in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration.
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