Wildlife Management Graduate Certificate (CERT) Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Also available via Ecampus.


Current Graduate Students: You must notify the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife of your intention to pursue this certificate. Upon consultation with the certificate program directors, you will be given instructions regarding listing courses on your program of study and obtaining the required signature for that form.

For more information, please see our program site on the Ecampus website at http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/online-degrees/graduate/wildlife-management/ and our departmental website at http://fw.oregonstate.edu or contact the program coordinator at fw.gradadvising@oregonstate.edu.

Professionals and other students: You must notify the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife of your intention to pursue this certificate.

Please contact Certificate Program Director Dr. Bruce Dugger, bruce.dugger@oregonstate.edu, or Graduate Program Coordinator fw.gradadvising@oregonstate.edu.

The certificate requires:

Courses are offered through Corvallis, at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and through Ecampus. Check the course catalog and schedule of classes for location and term offered.

Capstone Project Required

FW 506. Projects (3)

Human Dimensions Subject Area (select 1 course):

FW 515. Fisheries and Wildlife Law and Policy (3)
FW 560. Psychology of Environmental Decisions (3)
FW 620. Ecological Policy (3)
PS 577. International Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
SNR 520. Social Aspects of Sustainable Natural Resources (3)
SNR 522. Basic Beliefs and Ethics in Natural Resources (3)

Wildlife Sciences and Management Subject Area (select 3–4 courses):

Wildlife sciences and management:
FW 514. Professional Development: Meeting Communications (1)
FW 519. The Natural History of Whales and Whaling (3)
FW 527. Principles of Wildlife Diseases (4)
FW 540. Vertebrate Population Dynamics (4) 
FW 551. Avian Conservation and Management (3)
FW 558. Mammal Conservation and Management (4)
FW 563. Conservation Biology of Wildlife (3)
FW 575. Wildlife Behavior (4)
FW 581. Wildlife Ecology (3)
FW 583. Species Recovery Planning and Restoration (3)

Habitat science, restoration, and management:
FW 521. Aquatic Biological Invasions (4)
FW 526. Coastal Ecology and Resource Management (5)
FW/OS 534. Estuarine Ecology (4)
FW 535. Wildlife in Agricultural Ecosystems (3)
FW/FES 545. Ecological Restoration (4)
FW/FES 552. Forest Wildlife Habitat Management (4)
FW 562. Ecosystem Services (3)
FW 579. Wetlands and Riparian Ecology (3)
SNR 530. Ecological Principles of Sustainable Natural Resources (3)
SNR 540. Global Environmental Change (3)

Total=Minimum of 18 credits

Major Code: CG12