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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 294 / Module
  • Foreign: $ 747 / Module
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 328pts.

    February (for scholarships), May (for Fall intake), October (for Spring intake)

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    While our students take courses in wildlife and fisheries management, this program is not a traditional wildlife and fisheries biology program. It incorporates a series of business, hospitality management, natural resources, and wildlife and fisheries management courses with outdoor skills courses. This program was designed with input from working professionals from across the United States.


    Hunting, fishing and shooting sports have grown into big business, and there is a growing need for trained managers. Opportunities for graduates exist in the U.S. at more than 2,500 big-game hunting resorts; 4,400 fishing resorts; 1,700 sporting clays, trap and skeet businesses; and more than 1,700 bird hunting reserves and resorts.


    Wildlife and related outdoor enterprises exist in all 50 states, Canada, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Potential employers include:
    • Hunting preserves
    • Controlled shooting areas
    • Game bird production companies
    • Hunting resorts
    • Outfitter companies
    • Guide service companies
    • Big-game production companies
    • Shooting sports facilities
    • Fishing resorts
    • Hunting resorts
    • Outdoor adventure companies


    The wildlife and outdoor enterprise management program combines the study of wildlife and fisheries and natural resources management with business and hotel/restaurant management courses. The program also includes selected outdoor skills courses. In addition to a comprehensive general education, students gain working knowledge in the following areas:
    • Basic scientific principles governing the management of natural resources (soils, water, grasslands, forests and wildlife)
    • Outdoor skills needed by wildlife enterprise operators and customers
    • Business management and marketing
    • Business finance and accounting

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline February (for scholarships), May (for Fall intake), October (for Spring intake) Tuition fee
    • USD 294 Module (National)
    • USD 747 Module (International)

    *Tuition fee per one credit hour.

    Start date January,August 2015 Credits 130 credits
    Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

    Course Content

    Courses include:

    • Forest Resource Management
    • Introduction to Natural Resource Management
    • Introduction to Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management
    • Internship for Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management
    • Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise
    • Management Senior Seminar
    • Wildlife Conservation
    • Wildlife Management and Techniques
    • Fisheries Management and Techniques


    One of the department’s greatest strengths is its faculty members, who are genuinely committed to teaching and serving as great advisors. They make it a point to get to know students, and there is a strong emphasis on individual attention. Advisors not only guide academics and assist with career planning, but are an excellent resource for finding help with student employment and other personal concerns.

    USA requirements for international students

    Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100. 

    After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department. 

    Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.

    University requirements

    Program requirements

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


    International admission:
    • Online international student undergraduate application
    • $80 USD application fee
    • A copy of your passport photo page
    • Affidavit of Financial Support (pdf) and bank statement
    • High school and university transcripts

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Alumni Study Travel Fund

      Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

    • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

      The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Kansas State University.


    Earn part of the $21 million K-State awards each year in scholarships. They're awarded based on academics, activities, service and financial need.

    Students are awarded only one academic or leadership scholarship, where the highest eligible dollar amount is given. Supplemental awards can increase these awards, but the prestigious Presidential Scholarship replaces any other award.


    Kansas State University has been providing quality education to the residents of Kansas, the country and the world for the last 150 years.

    Located in a community with nearly 60,000 people and more than 24,000 students, we are able to provide a safe and supportive environment for our students.

    Kansas State University has 3 campus locations, two of which, Manhattan and Salina, have complete academic programs and on-campus housing. Olathe is the third and newest extension of the university, focusing on collaborating with industry and Kansas City K-12 schools.


    Kansas State University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools since 1916.

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