The University of Florida

Distance Learning

Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences


PO Box 116100

Gainesville, FL 32609

United States


(352) 846-0146

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (MFAS) non-thesis degree is offered by the School of Forest Resources and Conservation. The MFAS is designed for place-bound students and professionals who are interested in environmental sciences, fisheries, aquaculture, aquatic sciences, and natural resources that choose to advance their careers by earning a graduate degree. The non-thesis MFAS also serves non-science students and professionals. Many students entering this program are interested in journalism, public relations, resource interpretation, environmental law, or other non-science disciplines. Courses are offered via distance education to accommodate place-bound students and working professionals.


The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state’s oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities. UF has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service. It is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belongs to the Association of American Universities.

International Student Requirements:


Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 32

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Domestic students are eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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