Please review the program website carefully to understand the program requirements. These non-thesis, distance-based programs are designed for students who are employed full-time or have other full-time obligations but want to obtain a Master’s degree with the flexibility of not being on-campus (although it can be completed on-campus if desired). Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO; French: Pêches et Océans Canada, MPO), is a department of the Government of Canada that is responsible for developing and implementing policies and programs in support of Canada's economic, ecological and scientific interests in oceans and inland waters. Many foreign governments provide support to their citizens in pursuing education abroad. ,