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Aquaculture and Fisheries - PhD

Type
PhD (ISCED 2011 level 8)
Language

English

Duration 8 semesters
Cost $14,146

The Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries at UAPB offers the only M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in aquaculture and fisheries in Arkansas. These research-based programs prepare graduates for careers in aquaculture resource management, natural fisheries, and allied industries. The comprehensive program provides students with a broad base of skills, expertise, and practical experience to be competitive for a wide range of opportunities.
 

Areas of Study

Graduate students are required to prepare a thesis or dissertation concerning original research during their tenure in the degree program. Areas of study are available in the following areas:

Aquaculture

  • Pond and hatchery production technologies
  •  Aquatic animal nutrition
  •  Water quality
  •  Fish health/pathology
  •  Economics and marketing of aquaculture products
  •  Aquaculture engineering
  •  Aquaculture production systems


Fisheries
 

  • Fisheries management & ecology
  • Small impoundment management & ecology
  • Fish bioenergetics
  • Larval fish ecology
  • Fisheries & ecological modeling
  • Invasive species
Structural components
Thesis/Dissertation

ISCED Categories

Biology
Ecology
Conservation and environmental management
Aquaculture
Fisheries