M.S., Fisheries

  • Complete the following admission requirements:
  1. Prerequisites: calculus; elementary statistics; ichthyology, biology of fish or invertebrate zoology; and computer competency.
  2. Submit GRE scores.

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
Program Requirements
FISH F699Thesis6-12
STAT F401Regression and Analysis of Variance4
Graduate seminars2
Select one from the following emphasis areas:9-14
Fisheries Emphasis
Seafood Science Emphasis
Total Credits21-32

Fisheries Emphasis

Select one from the following under each area:9-11
Biology and Ecology of Fish and Shellfish
Fish Conservation Biology
Behavioral Ecology of Fishes
Physiological Ecology of Fishes
Pacific Salmon Life Histories
Fish Ecology
Fishery Genetics
Aquatic Food Web Ecology
Physiology of Marine Organisms
Fisheries Oceanography
Marine Ecosystems
Quantitative Population Dynamics of Fish and Shellfish
Fisheries Population Dynamics
Quantitative Fishery Science
Estimation of Fish Abundance
Quantitative Fish Population Dynamics
Management and Human Dimensions of Fisheries
Human Dimensions of Environmental Systems
Fisheries Management
Management of Renewable Marine Resources
Bioeconomic Modeling and Fisheries Management
Quantitative Analysis for Marine Policy Decisions
Political Ecology
Total Credits9-11

Seafood Science Emphasis

FISH F661Seafood Processing and Preservation3
FISH F662Seafood Composition and Analysis3
Select one of the following from two of the three core areas:6-8
Biology and Ecology of Fish and Shellfish
Fish Conservation Biology
Behavioral Ecology of Fishes
Physiological Ecology of Fishes
Pacific Salmon Life Histories
Fish Ecology
Fishery Genetics
Aquatic Food Web Ecology
Physiology of Marine Organisms
Fisheries Oceanography
Marine Ecosystems
Quantitative Population Dynamics of Fish and Shellfish
Fisheries Population Dynamics
Quantitative Fishery Science
Estimation of Fish Abundance
Quantitative Fish Population Dynamics
Management and Human Dimensions of Fisheries
Human Dimensions of Environmental Systems
Fisheries Management
Management of Renewable Marine Resources
Bioeconomic Modeling and Fisheries Management
Quantitative Analysis for Marine Policy Decisions
Political Ecology
Total Credits12-14

Note: At least 21 credits of the required 30 M.S. degree credits must be at the F600 level. All other credits must be at least at the F400 level.