Wildlife and Fisheries Science Graduate Program

The Wildlife and Fisheries Science graduate program at Penn State includes both an M.S. and Ph.D.

Possible topics areas include: habitat evaluation, ecology and management of game and nongame wildlife, animal damage control, urban wildlife, wildlife responses to altered ecosystems, conservation biology, fish systematics, fisheries management, ichthyology, fish behavior and ecology, freshwater ecology, aquaculture, landscape ecology, terrestrial and wetland ecosystems.

Gain hands-on experience in our Wildlife and Fisheries Science graduate program by taking advantage of our available streams, forests, and wetlands. Our programs are designed to give students an understanding of the biology and management of terrestrial or aquatic wildlife species and their environments. Our students have access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, including off-campus field stations and field sites, a vibrant seminar program and an engaged, enthusiastic faculty.