Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources
The Ph.D. program in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology allows doctoral students to pursue an advanced degree in a wide variety of subjects involving fisheries and wildlife, including topics that overlap with environmental resources, forestry and other specialty areas supported by the College of Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and College of Veterinary Medicine.
Faculty and students in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology conduct applied research to help guide sustainable solutions for conservation challenges locally, regionally and globally. For a look at topics graduate students have pursued, please visit the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Library of the NC State Graduate School.
The Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology program at NC State University is a leader in fish and wildlife science and takes an interdisciplinary approach to education and research. We employ cutting-edge research and work with a variety of partners to ensure common fish and wildlife species remain common, and threatened and endangered fish and wildlife species are saved. Students and faculty work across colleges and disciplines throughout NC State University to gain knowledge and conduct innovative research that identifies and solves challenges to conserving animal species around the world.
Advanced degree programs within Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology are intercollegiate degree programs co-administered by the College of Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and College of Veterinary Medicine. Currently, more than 40 graduate students are pursuing advanced Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology degrees.
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