M.S., Oceanography

  • Complete the following admission requirement:
  1. Submit GRE scores.

Note: Students are admitted to the graduate program in marine sciences and limnology on the basis of their ability and the capability of the program to meet their particular interests and needs. Applications are considered throughout the year but students should apply by March 1 to have the best chance for admission and financial support for the subsequent fall semester. Assistantship stipends are awarded competitively and limited fellowship support is available. Most students are supported on research projects that relate directly to their degree research.

Concentrations: Biological, Chemical, Fisheries, Geological, Physical

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits

Students must earn a B- grade or better in the core courses of the degree program before being eligible to take the comprehensive exam.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
Concentrations
Select one from the following concentrations:
Biological, Chemical, Fisheries, Physical
Geological

Note: Oceanography majors must demonstrate field experience aboard an oceanographic vessel.

Concentrations

Biological, Chemical, Geological, Physical

MSL F620Physical Oceanography4
MSL F630Geological Oceanography3
MSL F650Biological Oceanography3
MSL F660Chemical Oceanography3
MSL F692Seminar3
MSL F699Thesis 1open
Electivesopen
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Appropriate to area of concentration

Fisheries

MSL F620Physical Oceanography4
MSL F630Geological Oceanography3
MSL F640Fisheries Oceanography4
MSL F650Biological Oceanography3
MSL F660Chemical Oceanography3
MSL F692Seminar3
MSL F699Thesisopen
Electivesopen