Credits required
45 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 45 quarter credits are equal to 30 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
4 per year

Professional Science Master's in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration – Online

Advanced training for professional advancement

Oregon State University's Professional Science Master's in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration is a degree program designed for professionals who want to accelerate their careers in fields related to biology, ecological management, environmental and social policy, natural resource management and fisheries and wildlife.

Oregon State Ecampus delivers a variety of graduate degree and certificate programs online focused on conservation and natural sciences. Explore similar programs.

Tommy Sheridan

Building a career in Alaska’s remote seafood industry isn’t easy. Tommy Sheridan earned his master’s degree online, without leaving his job. Read more about Tommy »

The PSMFWA program is offered by Oregon State's nationally renowned Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences and delivered online by OSU Ecampus. It features instruction by an internationally recognized group of scientific professionals who provide a rich academic environment for degree-seeking students that is scientifically rigorous and relevant to today's natural resource issues.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by Oregon State faculty who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation in natural resources and science fields.
  • Oregon State is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • The Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences is part of OSU's College of Agricultural Sciences, which is recognized as a world-class leader in the industry, ranking in the top 25 of more than 3,000 universities in a new international survey.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as OSU's on-campus students.
  • Oregon State University is a member of the Natural Resources Distance Learning Consortium (NRDLC), which includes 10 universities who work together to provide more than 300 online courses to agency professionals.
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