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Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Grand Valley State University Grand Valley State University, USA

Intake Jan 2024, May 2024

Jan 2023, Aug 2023

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USD 20750

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USD 30

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48 months


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Program Overview

The BS in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences prepares you for careers in this highly-relevant field to the Grat Lakes region. The program features a breadth and depth of knowledge that includes the study of stream ecology, fisheries biology, lake ecology, wetland ecology, aquatic invertebrates, and aquatic plants, among others. This curriculum will give graduates a highly desirable skill set which will make them well qualified for a range of career paths.

If you are interested in fisheries biology, you will be prepared to apply for Associate Fisheries Professional certification offered by the American Fisheries Society. Associate Fisheries Professional certification helps you qualify for jobs with state and federal agencies, and with environmental consulting firms.

Students interested in marine biology should plan on taking additional coursework in math and chemistry and complete summer coursework at a marine field station.

Why Study Fisheries And Aquatic Sciences At Grand Valley?

  • The degree combines the highly technical expertise spanning the study of chemistry, physics, statistics, geology, natural resource management and biology with a liberal education component, creating a professional with a broad skill set required for success in this high demand profession.
  • Flexibility within the curriculum provides you with a broad set of elective courses and opportunities for specialization.
  • Authentic experiential learning in field and in laboratory learning environments.
  • Opportunities for internships, international and domestic field study, and mentor-guided student research to complement coursework.
  • A broad range of research opportunities provide undergraduate students the chance to engage in real-world projects
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.


    6.5 IELTS Score
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    USD 30

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    9000 Per year

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