Fisheries Biology


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Doctoral Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Master Degrees Offered: Master of Science (M.S.)

Online Degrees: None

Learning Goals that students in this program are expected to meet include:

  1. • Synthesize the scholarly literature in the area of study
  2. • Articulate research objectives and form testable hypotheses to address knowledge gaps in their field
  3. • Conduct quantitative and/or qualitative research using appropriate methods
  4. • Clearly communicate research findings orally and in writing for both scientific and lay audiences
  5. • Describe and apply ethical and professional standards to their scholarly work

Doctoral Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Sandra Schroeder
Phone: 515-294-7991
E-mail Address:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: Rolling

Program Requires GRE: No

Program Requires GMAT : No

Applicants to NREM graduate programs are considered for admission only following nomination by one of the department faculty who agrees to serve as major professor.

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 550
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 79
PTE 53
Duolingo 105

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Natural Resource Ecology and Management
339 Science II
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-3221