The PhD and MS programs in the Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences seek to provide both a broad background knowledge base, and an in-depth study of a specialized area of biology. The programs emphasize close interaction between graduate students and faculty members in developing the intellectual and experimental skills required for creative, independent research.  Please visit the Graduate Admissions page for more information on how to apply.


Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology

The PhD program in Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology will train independent scientists whose research addresses fundamental and applied questions at local, regional, national, and global scales.

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Master of Science in Marine Biology (Three Seas)

The Master of Science in Marine Biology degree, offered in conjunction with the Three Seas Program, provides the advanced skill set needed to pursue an entry–to mid-level career in marine research, or can serve as a springboard into the nation’s top PhD programs in marine biology.

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