Marine Biology M.S.

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Admission Requirements

Complete the following admission requirement:

  • Submit GRE scores.

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Minimum Requirements for Marine Biology M.S.: 30 credits

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

General University Requirements
Complete the graduate general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
As part of the master's degree requirements, complete the following:
MBI F699Thesis6-12
Marine Biology Program Requirements
Complete the following:
MBI F610Marine Biology3
MBI F615Physiology of Marine Organisms3
OCN F650Biological Oceanography3
Field Course with Aquatic Science Focus 12
Electives in Aquatic Sciences at F600 level 25
General Electives2-8
Total Credits30

Examples include MBI F457MBI F623MBI F650 or MBI F656.


Examples include but are not limited to MBI F601, MBI F602, MBI F604, MBI F605, MBI F612 or MBI F692.