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 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
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 Wildlife Management – Online

Curriculum

The coursework in Oregon State's online Graduate Certificate in Wildlife Management is designed to improve your breadth of knowledge and understanding of critical wildlife ecology management issues, thus preparing you for advancement in the field. For curriculum details, please visit OSU's academic catalog.

Required courses (18 credits)

  • FW 506 – Capstone (3)
  • Human dimensions core – Choose from one of six approved courses (3-4)
  • Wildlife sciences and management core – Choose two to three approved courses (11-12)

The Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences' wildlife 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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