Graduate Program

Sea Grant Rocks
Photo Credit: Michigan Sea Grant: Kyle Herreman

The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife offers a thesis or non-thesis Master of Science (M.S.) degree and a Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree in Fisheries and Wildlife.

Graduate degree specializations and dual degrees are available in:

We also offer a Graduate Certificate in Spatial Ecology, which provides interdisciplinary training necessary to develop inference about ecological phenomena using appropriate spatial theory, statistics, modeling approaches, and data management tools. 

The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife's graduate program is a national leader in the training of fishery and wildlife professionals for careers in research, management, teaching, extension and consulting.

Please contact Jill Cruth if you have questions about the Fisheries and Wildlife Graduate Program!