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Marine Biology, M.S.

Study the Environment and Ecology of Ocean Life
  • 88%

    Matriculation Rate for the Past Three Years

  • 92.4%

    Placement Rate in the Ph.D. Program

  • 103

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

Our alumni work in:

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

Research marine life and aquatic systems.

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

Develop a research plan

Present and defend a research plan

Answer questions regarding your research field

Communicate your research to a broadly trained public audience

Write a research manuscript for publication in a scientific journal

The program allowed me to explore my passions and design my thesis project. Being in the field helped me experience techniques and theories we explore in the classroom. The learning opportunities outside helped me navigate my career path toward marine conservation.
Sam Shores ’19, ‘24M B.S. Marine Biology and M.S. Marine Biology
Marine Biology, M.S. Program Overview