North Carolina State University

College of Natural Resources

Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology


P.O. Box 7622

Campus Box 7102

Raleigh, NC 27695

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.R. M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology area at NC State focuses on researching and understanding ecological principles as they apply to natural resource management as well as the subsequent effects on wildlife, fisheries and aquaculture. Our mission is to advance the scientifically-based conservation, management and use of fishery, wildlife and associated resources. This focus in reflected in the emphasis our graduate students place on identifying and resolving important questions ranging from fundamental scientific inquiry to the most technical applied, management-oriented problems.


NC State is a member of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. It is also a member of the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board, the Council of Graduate Schools, the National Commission on Accrediting and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. NC State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate's, baccalaureate, Master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of NC State University.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30 (M.S.); 36 (M.R.)

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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