Degree requirements


The only required course for all Masters students is WBIO 594 Graduate Seminar in Wildlife Biology. Other courses are to be determined by the student, his/her faculty advisor, and graduate committee. The program limits course requirements to allow students to maximize the relevance of their degree coursework to their personal research interests.

Thesis Option:

  • 30 Credits
  • Thesis and Defense

Non-Thesis Option: (This non-thesis degree program is available to established professional resource administrators and supervisors who wish to update their professional qualifications and to students in the Peace Corps program.)

  • 36 credits
  • Professional Paper and Defense