World-Class Facility

The Marine Science Center is a marine research and educational facility of Northeastern University. The MSC is five miles north of the entrance to Boston Harbor on a peninsula at historic East Point in Nahant.

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Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative

Building on the unique College of Science facility and faculty of the Marine Science Center we are positioning the University to take global leadership in urban coastal research. We are marshaling the resources to address the critical need for sustainable urban coastal environments.

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Come Learn With Us

Through our undergraduate programs you have regional and international co-op and research opportunities, are exposed to the latest scholarly ideas, and learn cutting-edge technical skills that prepare you for graduate school and professional excellence.

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Ocean Genome Legacy

OGL is a non­profit envi­ron­mental research orga­ni­za­tion and DNA bank ded­i­cated to pro­moting new methods for the study and con­ser­va­tion of marine species through preser­va­tion and analysis of DNA.

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Ideal Location

The Marine Science Center offers a pristine New England rocky shore habitat, and an ideal setting for students to focus on the three interconnected goals: Research, Higher Education, and Outreach.

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