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.

Login

Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization and compliance.

Related stories

Investing in the future of online education

Who better to help make recommendations about online education than students actually enrolled in the programs? Oregon State’s resounding answer: no one. With their eyes on the emergent future of online learning, Ecampus faculty and students are leaving their mark as members of the...

Oregon State Everywhere: ‘Consider where you want to go, not where you are’

Justin Nelson says the topics covered in Oregon State's online environmental sciences master's degree program are ideal for helping students who want to change careers "break into new markets and industries." Earning a professional science master's led Justin to a new role working in corporate...

Oregon State Everywhere: ‘Education is an investment in yourself, and you are worth it’

Here's my advice to anyone who is considering going back to school: Go for it! There is no better time than now. In five, 10, 15 or 20 years, the only regret you will have will be the opportunities you did not take. Education is...