Degrees in Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
The Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management offers a graduate program for masters and doctoral students. Our M.S. and Ph.D. programs will prepare students for advanced careers in industry, agency, academia and beyond. These advanced degree programs provide students with experience conducting, analyzing and interpreting problem-focused field research.
Due to the nature of the workplace, master’s degrees are essential for many positions in natural resource professions. Our master’s program allows students to gain invaluable skills necessary to successfully perform duties asked of field biologists and other specialists. Our doctoral program is interdisciplinary and emphasizes decisions driven by data and field experience to inform management and policy. Our Ph.D. program enhances the research expertise of our doctoral students and trains them to be future leaders in the profession.
M.S. Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
Non-thesis Master’s Programs
Ph.D. Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management
Graduate students have access to various field stations and research facilities to assist
with their studies and enhance their graduate program.
Biological Research and Teaching Collections
The Biological Teaching and Research Collections are among the largest collections of animals and genetic tissues in the U.S.
Aquacultural Research and Teaching Facility
The laboratory and ponds at the ARTF are devoted to the study of fish and invertebrate production for food and sport fishing.
La Copita Demonstration Area
La Copita was established to address natural resource problems to improve grazing lands and range management systems.
Sonora Research Station
Sonora Research Station is dedicated to advancements in rangeland conservation research and livestock production.
Ecology and Natural Resource Teaching Area
ENRTA, also known as The Range Area, provides a unique outdoor facility for research relating to natural resources.
Interested in pursuing a graduate degree?
For more information about our graduate programs,
please call to schedule an appointment with an RWFM Graduate Advisor.