Ph.D. Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management
Our Doctor of Philosophy degree is designed primarily for students pursuing an academic or research-based career in ecology and/or natural resource management, with an emphasis in wildlife, fisheries, rangelands, or human dimensions and policy. This program trains scientists broadly in the field of wildlife biology, fisheries ecology, population biology, wildlife conservation and related fields. We emphasize the discovery and dissemination of knowledge that enhances biodiversity conservation, informs natural resource management and promotes the sustainable use of natural resources.
- Degree: Ph.D. in Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management
- Credit Hours: A minimum of 64 hours is required on the degree plan for the Doctor of Philosophy for a student who has completed a master’s degree. A student who has completed a DDS/DMD, DVM or a MD at a U.S. institution is also required to complete a minimum of 64 hours. A student who has completed a baccalaureate degree but not a master’s degree will be required to complete a 96-hour degree plan.
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What Do I Need to Apply?
Official TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. Official scores must be sent by ETS directly to Texas A&M University using the school code: 6003. Visit the Graduate and Professional School website for a list of requirements, exemptions and other useful information regarding the TOEFL/IELTS Exams.
You will receive an admissions decision either in a letter from the Texas A&M University Office of Admissions or from the department.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
By submitting a financial aid application and a scholarship application, students are reviewed for all the types of financial aid that they are eligible for. Remember: each student’s financial aid eligibility may vary. The types of financial aid students are offered is based on the data provided on their financial aid and/or scholarship application.