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M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental and Ocean Sciences

University of San Diego

12 months
Duration
1555 USD/credit 46650 USD/year
1555 USD/credit 46650 USD/year
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About

Uniquely situated on the Pacific Ocean at the edge of the continent and adjacent to an international border, the Environmental and Ocean Sciences program at University of San Diego provides students with access to a rich community of environmental specialists and wildlife.

Overview

The Environmental and Ocean Sciences program at University of San Diego combines intensive coursework and independent research with personalized faculty mentoring, providing students with experience and skills for success in their careers or doctoral programs. Students design experiments or observations that test hypotheses, contribute new information to a knowledge base and learn to write in a way that facilitates scientific exchange, ultimately culminating in a written thesis.

Faculty and Partner Organizations

Faculty currently research marine geochemistry, climatology, paleoclimatology, hydrology, geomorphology, oceanography, marine biology, locomotion and fluid dynamics, physiology, ecology and population genetics. Affiliated marine science faculty work in the areas of bioacoustics, fisheries, aquaculture, molecular genetics, hydrogeology, ecology and physiology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Remote Sensing
  • Human Impacts on the Coastal Environment
  • Marine Community Ecology
  • Plankton Ecology
  • Wetlands Ecology
  • Animal Behavioral Ecology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • One semester of the following: life science for science majors (with laboratory), physics for science majors (with laboratory), calculus, statistics and earth science/atmospheric science for science majors (with laboratory),
  • One year of chemistry (with laboratory)
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1555 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1555 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Diego

1400 - 2455 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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