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Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Colorado State University

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15130 USD/year
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About

Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University offered by the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology was the first in natural resources to emphasize the importance of incorporating public input and to implement two-way communications into planning and decision-making regarding wildlife policy.

Overview

The graduate program is one of the top programs in the nation. The Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology graduate program from Colorado State University is highly competitive and our faculty members are well respected both in the nation and international arenas.  In addition, FWCB graduate students are some of the most elite students both nationally and internationally.

Graduates of the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology hold academic positions in state and federal natural resource agencies, in foreign countries, and in private organizations and industry.

Areas of Study

  • Animal behavior
  • Applications of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis to fish and wildlife issues
  • Applications and development of computer software
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Conservation biology
  • Conservation genetics
  • Early life history of fishes
  • Ecology and management of fishes, birds, and mammals
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endangered species management
  • Environmental and conservation education
  • Fish and wildlife habitat management
  • Fish culture
  • Fish physiology
  • Fish systematics (salmonids and endangered fishes)
  • Fishery science and management
  • Geometric morphometrics
  • Human dimensions of wildlife management
  • Human impacts on aquatic ecosystems
  • Human-wildlife conflict management
  • Ichthyology
  • Landscape ecology
  • Molecular ecology
  • Molecular systemics
  • Pond and reservoir ecology and management
  • Population dynamics and modeling
  • Public relations and education
  • Quantitative biology and statistical analysis methodologies
  • Wildlife and recreation management on private lands
  • Wildlife management

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Animal behavior
  • Applications of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis to fish and wildlife issues
  • Applications and development of computer software
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Conservation biology
  • Conservation genetics

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission decisions are based on academic performance, letters of recommendations, work experience, evidence of scientific productivity, leadership qualities, and a personal statement. Students with a cumulative undergraduate GPA above 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or better meet minimal requirements but does not guarantee admittance into the program. We have many highly qualified applicants; therefore, if you do not exceed these minimum standards, you are not encouraged to apply.

Tuition Fee

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    30858 USD/year
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  • National

    30858 USD/year
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  • In-State

    15130 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15130 USD per year

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
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