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Coastal Sciences (Aquaculture) MS

Type
Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)
Language

English

Cost Residents USD $8,896, Non-residents USD $10,896

The School of Ocean Science and Engineering offers a Master of Science in Coastal Sciences with specialization in a wide range of research fields including benthic ecology, biological modeling, coastal ecology, conservation genetics, fish ecology, fisheries, landscape ecology, marine aquaculture, marine microbiology, marine toxicology, and microbial ecology. Graduate students receive focused academic and hands-on training in a variety of marine-based fields. Students can declare one of four emphasis areas: Aquaculture, Aquatic Health Sciences, Coastal Ecology and Ecosystem Processes, or Fisheries and Fisheries Oceanography. 

The purpose of the Master of Science in Coastal Sciences is to prepare students for nationally recognized doctoral programs or careers with academic institutions, industry, and government agencies at the state and federal level.  

Course Requirements (30 hours)

Electives (6 hours): Selected from a combination of the following courses:

Prerequisites

In addition to meeting the Admission Requirements and Procedures, the master's program applicant must submit:

  1. Official undergraduate transcript(s). Regular admission to the M.S. degree program requires a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on all undergraduate coursework.
  2. Official results of the general section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 
  3. Three letters of recommendation from people qualified to assess the applicant's readiness for graduate study. 
  4. A current curriculum vitae (CV).
  5. A statement of purpose stating interests and career goals. The letter of intent is used as a sample of the applicant's writing and communication skills, and provides information concerning the compatibility of the applicant's interests with departmental research interests. Applicants should consult the Coastal Sciences faculty directory and contact potential faculty mentors prior to submitting an application. Applicants should list potential faculty mentors in their statement.

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