Credits required
18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 18 quarter credits are equal to 12 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
3 per year

Graduate Certificate in Fisheries Management – Online

Curriculum

This is an 18-credit program, at the completion of which you will receive graduate-level university credits and a Graduate Certificate in Fisheries Management from Oregon State University. In addition to a capstone project, the online coursework covers three main areas: fisheries biology, human dimensions, and fisheries sciences and management.

Visit OSU's academic catalog for curriculum details.

Required courses (18 credits)

  • FW 554 – Fishery Biology (4)
  • FW 506 – Capstone (3)
  • Human dimensions core – Choose from one of six approved courses (3-4)
  • Fisheries science and management core – Choose two to three approved courses (7-8)

The Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences' fisheries management certificate webpage contains additional information on available courses and other curriculum specifics.

Additional program features

Capstone project

The required capstone project is a synthesis paper or outreach project that you will develop with a mentor from Oregon State, a natural resource agency or your place of employment.

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