Oregon State University

Oregon State University

Graduate Certificate in Fisheries Management



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Fisheries Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

This multidisciplinary 18-credit graduate certificate program identifies effective solutions to complex fisheries management challenges at local and international levels. Participants will acquire and practice skills in biology, economics, law and social science as they deal with these issues that impact and cross a wide range of perspectives and disciplines, including the emerging areas of rights- and ecosystem-based fisheries management. The program will prepare students to be the link between scientists, decision-makers and stakeholders when handling multi-faceted issues that come with managing commercial fisheries. The certificate program explores curriculum in a variety of areas emphasizing critical-thinking, problem-solving and implementation. Designed to accommodate the needs of fisheries students as well as private, industry, agency, non-governmental organization professionals, participants will be able to instantly apply techniques learned to complete their daily work duties.


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Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: A need-based grant is available to deserving students who are admitted and enrolled in a part- or full-time program of study offered through OSU Extended Campus. Degree-seeking Extended Campus students may be eligible for federal and state financial aid.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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