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Wildlife and Fisheries, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Frostburg, MD, United States
Taking a holistic approach to sustainable management of game and conservation of non-game species, students can choose a major in wildlife, fisheries or both. FSU program focus on ecology, conservation, and management of our natural resources. The fisheries option considers the physical and biological aspects of aquatic environments. 

Overview

  • Choose to major in wildlife, fisheries or both.
  • Prepare yourself to hold scientific research positions working for federal or state agencies or private companies. Graduates from FSU’s program are currently employed in such positions as western region ecologist, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources; conservation ranger, Georgia Department of Natural Resources; and environmental educator, Shavers Creek Environmental Center.
  • Strengthen your bachelor’s degree in wildlife and fisheries with a minor in biology, forestry, ethnobotany, animal behavior, geography or sustainability studies.
  • Meet the requirements for a certified wildlife biologist through The Wildlife Society and Fisheries Professional certification through the American Fisheries Society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • General Zoology
  • General Botany
  • General Ecology
  • Genetics 
  • Evolution
  • Ornithology
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • General Parasitology
  • Ichthyology
  • Herpetology
  • Mammalogy
  • Mammalogy 
  • Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

The University welcomes applications from undergraduate international students who demonstrate university-level language proficiency in English. Frostburg State University international student admission process focuses on three areas: (1) academic qualifications; (2) financial support; and (3) English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Financial aid includes any grant, scholarship, loan or paid employment intended to help you meet your education-related expenses. It can come from a variety of federal and state agencies, foundations, corporations and universities, including FSU. You must be planning to take six credits or more per semester to qualify. 

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