Waterfowl Habitat and Recreation Management

Graduate Certificate in Waterfowl Habitat and Recreation Management


Application Process

To be admitted for pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Waterfowl Habitat and Recreation Management, a student must first be admitted with graduate status to the University of Arkansas at Monticello and then apply to the College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources.  It is recommended that applicants have a baccalaureate degree in the wildlife sciences or another natural resource management discipline. However, prospective students from other fields are also encouraged to apply.

To obtain regular admission for the Graduate Certificate in Waterfowl Habitat and Recreation Management, applicants must:

  • Have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution;
  • Submit proof of immunization to the UAM Office of Admissions;
  • Have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.70 or better (on a 4.00 scale) on all course work, or a GPA of 3.00 or better on the last 60 hours of course work taken prior to receipt of a baccalaureate degree
  • from an accredited institution of higher education;
  • Have completed the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test;
  • Participate in a summer orientation program prior to applying;
  • Be accepted for graduate study by the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean, Graduate Coordinator, and faculty director of the certificate program.

CURRICULUM         

Curriculum Outline:

Semester I

FRS 5243         Wetland Ecology & Management         3
FRS 5143          Recreational Land & Lodge Management   3
                                  Individualized Elective (from existing courses)   3-4

Semester II

FRS 5133            Decision Making in Natural Resources Management      3
FRS 5033           Applications in Recreational Farm Management      3
                                    Individualized Elective (from existing courses)         3-4

There will be a required recruitment event at Five Oaks on March 26-28, with 25th and 29th travel dates, for all students interested in applying for the Graduate Certificate. 

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