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Master of Science in Marine Science

Program Details

Nova Southeastern University offers a Master of Science in Marine Science. The program is designed for students with minimal to basic academic studies in the physical or biological sciences and wish to further their study in marine-related social sciences. Students can specialize in one of the following:

  • Marine Biology
  • Coastal Zone Management
  • Marine Environmental Science


  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher in last 60 semester hours of undergraduate coursework or a master's degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Personal statement
  • A sample of academic writing
  • Two academic or professional letters of recommendation
  • A resume or curriculum vita
  • An interview may be required for admission to the program

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges