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.
100% online You can complete all courses in this program 100% online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
3 per year

Graduate Certificate in Wildlife Management – Online


This is an 18-credit graduate certificate program, at the completion of which you will receive graduate-level university credits and a certificate from Oregon State. The flexibility of the online wildlife management program allows you to mix and match courses to best fit your career goals.

Program requirements (18 credits)

Coursework for OSU's wildlife management graduate certificate is organized into three areas:

  • Human dimensions: Course topics include fisheries and wildlife law, policy, and decision-making.
  • Wildlife sciences and management: Course topics are partitioned among two focus areas – wildlife sciences and management, and habitat science, restoration and management. You will select a combination of courses from either grouping to achieve your professional objectives.
  • Capstone project: The capstone project is a synthesis paper or outreach project that is developed with a mentor from campus, a natural resource agency, or your place of employment.

For detailed information about the program requirements and individual courses, please visit the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife certificate information page.


Please send an email to the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife graduate advising team.


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