The Fisheries or Wildlife Management Graduate Certificates prepare you to learn effective solutions to complex challenges that arise in the conservation or management fisheries or wildlife populations. These are flexible programs, with a large number of courses that allow the curriculum to be tailored to fit your interests. Courses can be completed online through Ecampus, at the Corvallis Campus, or both. Learner Outcomes for Graduate Certificate Students include: Demonstrating proficiency (GPA of 3.0 or better) in graduate-level coursework in fisheries or wildlife ecology and human dimensions of resource management. Integrating biological and social science in a capstone research paper designed for a specific audience: science, management agency, or the general public. Synthesizing scientific information from a variety of sources and demonstrating research skills through a project proposal, outline, and revision process, as well as correct citation and documentation of sources in the capstone project. Read more about our learning outcomes.
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Welcome to the Fisheries Management or Wildlife Management graduate certificate programs offered through the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences department in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University. We want your time here to help you reach your professional goals. This document provides students enrolled in a graduate certificate offered through the FWCS department with critical information needed to manage their academic studies. Please review the entire document after you’ve been admitted and refer to it as needed throughout your course of study. This is a living document so please take note of the date edited at the bottom of the first page.
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