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Marine Science, M.S.

Advance Your Training and Research in Marine Science
  • 109

    Among Public National Universities,
    U.S. News & World Report

  • 1 of 4

    UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges

  • 20th

    Nationally, Best Online Bachelor's Programs,
    U.S. News & World Report

Our alumni work in:

Design and develop technology to study and find solutions to marine issues.

Assess and advise on matters related to the management of environmental issues.

Conduct research at a university or college.

Teach the next generation of scientists and researchers.

Work for local, state and federal agencies conducting research and impacting policy.

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Learn To

Gain a broad interdisciplinary understanding of marine science

Develop skills that will enable you to solve complex marine environmental problems

Marine Science, M.S. Program Overview