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About

The study of the Natural Resources - Fisheries Conservation and Management program from University of Arizona includes all the biological and physical processes of ecosystems - knowledge needed for sustainable use of rangelands as well as management of the diverse and complex systems that they support. 

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Overview

Key Features

The School of Natural Resources and the Envronment is concerned with the management and conservation of natural ecosystems with emphasis on the desert, rangeland, and forest ecosystems of arid and semi-arid environments. The Natural Resources - Fisheries Conservation and Management program from University of Arizona leading to the Doctor of Philosophy prepare students for:

  • research and teaching in the areas of natural resource science, conservation, management, and planning; and 
  • positions in natural resource management agencies and organizations. 

All students are urged to gain a broad understanding of social and political institutions as they affect fundamental relations of humans and their environment, particularly those involving plants, animals, soil and water resources, and climate. 

Students pursuing the M.S. or Ph.D. degree may elect one of four disciplinary emphasis areas: Ecology, Management, and Restortation of Rangelands; Natural Resources Studies; Watershed Management and Ecohydrology; and Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation and Management.  Students also may choose from a wide variety of minor subjects, including soil science, watershed management, animal science, wildlife ecology, plant science, ecology, anthropology, public administration, and global change.

Career opportunities for M.S. and Ph.D. graduates exist in federal and state natural resource agencies and legislative policy and budget offices; in non-governmental organizations; in offices of corporations and trade associations concerned with natural resource policy and administration; and in international development agencies, consulting firms, universities, and private research organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aquatic Entomology 
  • Conservation Genetics 
  • Limnology 
  • Population Ecology
  • Aquaculture 
  • Stream Ecology 
  • Wildlife Habitat Analysis 
  • Wildland Water Quality

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic Applicants: Applications are rolling, but should be at least 2 months in advance of your intended start date.

Credits

63 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA 3.0
  • Proof of English proficiency is required for any international applicant born in a country where English is not the official language.  Please click the link below for more information.
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent
  • Summary of course work

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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