M.S. - Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences with either a Wildlife Option or a Fisheries Option;, Ph.D. - Biological Sciences, with areas of study in Wildlife or Fisheries Sciences
The Department houses the S.D. Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, which is a cooperative effort among SDSU, the S.D. Department of Game, Fish, and Parks, the U.S. Department of the Interior, and the Wildlife Management Institute. Usually, students are not admitted unless an assistantship can be provided through a variety of internal and external research funding sources.