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Mississippi State University

Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Mississippi State, MS

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Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Comprehensive oral or written exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
6
Accepted
6
Enrolled
40%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours of undergraduate courses
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, minimum GPA of 3.2 on prior graduate studies

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.48%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (22)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Spatial technology, habitat restoration, aquaculture, fisheries, wildlife management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9690
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Andrew Kouba
Professor and Head
Email: ak260@msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-2378
Fax: 662-325-8726

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