Program Overview

Nova Southeastern University, primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers a Master’s of Science in Coastal Zone Management.

Students earning the MS in Coastal Zone Management will study an innovative and much needed area of science. The degree program focuses on contemporary problems and conflicts that occur from increased use of coastal areas. The specialized curriculum emphasizes the many solutions and research methods of alternative management. The professionals who will benefit the most from the advanced education are government and environmental industry employees seeking career enhancement, or other college graduates seeking careers in environmental planning, education and management. The programs core courses are comprised of the fundamental topics in areas of: Physical Oceanography, Marine Ecosystems, Biostatics, Marine Geology and Marine Chemistry.

Graduates can use the advanced education in current or future career aspirations or as the supplement for previous educational degrees. The multifaceted courses allow students to tailor the Coastal Zone Management degree to best suit an individual’s personal and professional interests.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Nova Southeastern University may have started as a small independent not-for-profit university when it first educated its first students in 1964, however this Ft. Lauderdale campus followed the lead of many growing movements from the sixties and quickly expanded into a modern global facility promoting distance learning by 1972. Today, NSU hosts field-based programs in more than twenty states, as well as internationally.

    Nova Southeastern University awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctorate degrees. Nova Southeastern University offers a large number of online degree programs to accommodate a wide range of students. Students can choose from online undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees. Online classes at Nova Southeastern University occur in both synchronous and asynchronous formats to best facilitate an interactive environment between students and faculty.


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