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South Dakota State University

Department of Natural Resource Management

Brookings, SD

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Overview

South Dakota State University / Department of Natural Resource Management is located in Brookings, SD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
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
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Interim exam, oral and written comprehensive exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
11
Accepted
11
Enrolled
92%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 15th Yes
Spring deadline Not reported August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 525
TOEFL IBT score: 71

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships

Student Body

49
Total Graduate Students
67%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 100%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Agriculture interactions, wetland conservation, biostress, wildlife and fisheries ecology and techniques
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. David Willis
Acting Head
Email: david.willis@sdstate.edu
Phone: 605-688-6121
Fax: 605-688-4515