The Fisheries or Wildlife Management Graduate Certificates prepare you to learn effective solutions to complex fisheries or wildlife management challenges at both local and international levels. You'll gain the knowledge needed to handle many different issues in the management of fisheries or wildlife resources.

These are flexible programs, with a large number of courses that can be tailored to fit your interests. Courses can be completed online through Ecampus, at the Corvallis Campus, or both. A program of marine science and policy courses is also offered at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon. Students can also use courses offered through the summer Natural Resources Leadership Academy for these Certificates.

Learner Outcomes for Graduate Certificate Students:

  • Demonstrate proficiency (course grade of C or better) in graduate-level coursework in fisheries or wildlife ecology and human dimensions of resource management.
  • Integrate biological and social science in a capstone research paper or outreach product designed for a specific audience: science, management agency, or general public.
  • Synthesize scientific information from a variety of sources and demonstrate research skills through a project proposal, outline, and revision process, as well as correct citation and documentation of sources in the capstone project.
  • Improve their breadth of fisheries or wildlife knowledge and understanding of critical management issues, preparing them for advancement in the field.


Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Fall Term
  • Winter Term
  • Spring Term
Required Tests


English Language Requirements ?

English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.

Additional Requirements

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

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Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for all applicants

Please allow up to 30 days prior to your planned start term for full consideration of your application.

Available Concentrations ?


MAIS Participation

This program is not offered as a MAIS field of study.

AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)