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Texas A&M University

Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

College Station, TX

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Texas A&M University

Overview

Texas A&M University / Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences is located in College Station, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Wildlife and fisheries sciences
Master of Wildlife Science (MWSc) Wildlife science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wildlife and fisheries sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Final oral defense
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Final oral defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
15
Accepted
12
Enrolled
45%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.45%
Black or African American 0.97%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.97%
Unknown 1.94%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Male (22)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Wildlife ecology and management, fisheries ecology and management, aquaculture, biological inventories and museum collections, biosystematics and genome analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 400 Bizzell Street
College Station, TX  77843
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Masser
Professor and Department Head
Email: mmasser@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-845-6295
Fax: 979-845-3786

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