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Ph.D. On Campus

Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

South Dakota State University

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654 USD/credit 39240 USD/full
654 USD/credit 39240 USD/full
340 USD/credit 20400 USD/full
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About

The Ph.D. degree program in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at South Dakota State University is intended to educate students for upper-level management, research, and administrative positions with state and federal agencies, private companies, and academic institutions.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

 Academic career opportunities also exist for Ph.D. graduates in all the Departmental disciplines, preparing students for the responsibilities of teaching, research, and service, required for faculty positions with universities and colleges. 

By building on the educational foundation that students obtain from B.S. and M.S. degree work, we endeavor to raise them to a higher intellectual plateau. While coursework is involved, this educational experience is primarily based on research and mentoring. 

This Ph.D. degree program in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at South Dakota State University requires original thought and research contributions, synthesis and development of information, and contributions to the world and its natural resources.

Career Opportunities

  • State and Federal Wildlife or Fisheries Biologist
  • Hatchery Manager
  • Natural Resource Consultant
  • Park Naturalist
  • Research Scientist
  • Academic Professor and Researcher

Programme Structure

Core Courses

  •  Research Regulations Compliance 
  • Natural Resource Management Biometry 
  • Quantitative Fisheries Science 
  • Seminar 
  • Dissertation - PhD (COM)

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

you can also choose the 90 credit plan

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application must include the application fee, all post-secondary transcripts, degree certificates, and other materials as required by specific programs before processing of the application will begin. The Graduate School employs a rolling deadline, however, students should check with their program of interest for specific admission deadlines. 
  • Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy degree, 60-credit plan, must have a Master’s degree. This degree must be awarded from an approved, accredited institution. In those cases where applicants do not have a Master’s degree, departmental requirements will apply, either requiring completion of a Master’s degree or permitting an individual to move directly into a doctoral program, 90-credit plan. Domestic, international or non-degree seeking students may submit an application online.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit
  • National

    39240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit
  • In-State

    20400 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 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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