California Cooperative Fish Research Unit

Graduate Education

A primary mission of the California Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit is to train graduate fisheries and wildlife management students, through mentoring and teaching graduate level courses, to become competent fisheries and wildlife scientists.   Projects initiated by the unit provide research opportunities and financial support for master of science graduate students and numerous student technicians annually.

Potential MSc candidates:    Interested students are encouraged to directly contact unit scientist, Dr. Mark Henderson.   To express interest in a graduate student position with the unit please send a letter or email describing your background and interests, as well as a resume that includes your GPA and contact information for academic and professional references.   Formal application is made through College of Natural Resources and Sciences, Natural Resources Graduate Program.  Acceptance is contingent upon approval by the Fisheries Department at Humboldt State University, availability of funding and space, as well as upon assessment of your academic potential and matching of research interests.

Please visit our current student links to learn more about our students and their research topics.