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Environmental and Ocean Sciences

University of San Diego

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1555 USD/credit
1555 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Environmental and Ocean Sciences program at University of San Diego combines a solid foundation of coursework with independent research, providing students with experience and skills for success in their marine and environmental science careers.

Overview

The Master of Science in Environmental and Ocean Sciences at University of San Diego gives you the opportunity to:

  • Design experiments or observations that test hypotheses
  • Contribute new information to a knowledge base
  • Learn to write in a way that facilitates scientific exchange

With intensive coursework and personalized mentoring and support, the Master of Science in Environmental and Ocean Sciences degree can serve as a terminal graduate degree prior to entry into the workforce, an enhancement of skills for an existing job in a technical area or in education or a step toward a doctoral degree.

Located on the Pacific Ocean

Take advantage of San Diego's rich community of ocean specialists. The USD campus is minutes from the bay. You'll have the benefit of working in the Southern California and Mexico regions, which provide unique marine life for study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Seminar 
  • Oceanography: Geological Oceanography
  • Oceanography: Biological Oceanography
  • Oceanography: Marine Geochemistry
  • Oceanography: Marine Community Ecology
  • Statistics 
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Biology of Fishes
  • Marine Mammals
  • Deep-Sea Biology
  • Climatology
  • History of the Earth and Climate
  • Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • Environmental Geology
  • Surface Water Hydrology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Current Resume — You will submit a resume detailing your employment and/or educational experience.
  • Personal Statement, Statement of Purpose and/or Essays — Personal statement(s) vary depending on the program you are applying to. Please check the prompt in your application.
  • Letters of Recommendation — Your letters should be from professors familiar with your scholarly work, or from professional supervisors who have had experience in a graduate program and who can provide information about your potential for success as a graduate student. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1555 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1555 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1555 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1555 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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