University of Vermont

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Natural Resources: Wildlife Biology (Master of Science)


This Master of Science concentration is designed to provide a vehicle for a wildlife biologist to develop research abilities and pursue a specialized course of study. Current areas of research emphasis include applied avian ecology, behavioral ecology, game management, nongame wildlife populations, reserve design, and landscape ecology.

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

Minimum Degree Requirements

In addition to the general M.S. in Natural Resources requirements, the Wildlife Biology concentration requires 18 to 21 credit hours of course work in wildlife and related fields, a comprehensive examination with both a written and oral component, and 3 to 6 hours of thesis/project research. Students pursue a thesis or project.