NRM graduate students pursue majors in Natural Resource Management either through Biological Sciences with a specialization in Natural Resource Management OR Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, which are aligned in their curriculum requirements and generally follow those of the SDSU Graduate School.
- Biological Sciences with Natural Resource Management Specialization: We offer a MS (Plan A: 30 credits, Thesis) and a PhD. in (Dissertation). The PhD program has two options: students with bachelor’s and master’s degrees are admitted in 90-credit and 60-credit plans, respectively.
- Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences: We offer a MS in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences (Plan A: 30 credits, Thesis - wildlife option and fisheries option) and a PhD in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences (wildlife option and fisheries option). The PhD program has two options: students with bachelor’s and master’s degrees are admitted in 90-credit and 60-credit plans, respectively.
- We also offer a Project-based MS in BIOL (NRM) or WLF program (Plan B: 32 credits) and a Coursework-based MS (Plan C: 36 credits) in both programs.
Please contact faculty members who are aligned with your interests before applying to either of our graduate programs.
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