Programs of Study
A bachelor’s degree in fisheries science will prepare you for employment in commercial aquaculture, aquaculture extension, fish hatchery management, fish population assessment, management of recreational fisheries and enhancement of aquatic environments.
We offer the Master of Aquaculture, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees, with emphases in aquaculture, aquatic ecology and fishery management. Courses related to the socio-economic aspects of aquaculture and fisheries are offered by the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology.
We offer customized training programs designed to fit particular needs of program sponsors. Program topics have covered a variety of areas, such as pond management, water quality, aquatic animal health and more. Training programs vary in lengthen, from 1 to 16 weeks. They may be conducted at Auburn or in host countries where suitable facilities and housing arrangements are available.