Dec 09, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Marine BioSciences (MS)

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Requirements For The Degrees

All students in the master’s program are required to complete a minimum of 30 graduate credits. A course outside of the Marine Biosciences Program and the student’s area of concentration is also required. All students must write a thesis. Students may bypass the master’s degree and work directly toward the PhD upon petition. Written and oral qualifying examinations are required before students are admitted to candidacy for the PhD degree.

Required courses:

One course (minimum 3 credits) outside of the program.

This may be one of the specially designed introductory courses or a more advanced course. Introductory courses include

Additional graduate-level coursework: 12 credits

Students will work with their advisors to determine what additional coursework must be completed and how many research credits must be taken to account for the remaining credit hours for a minimum total of 30 prior to graduation.

Master’s Thesis

Minimum credits needed for degree completion: 30 credits

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