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Marine Conservation and Resource Management

University of South Alabama

24 months
Duration
914 USD/credit 13710 USD/year
914 USD/credit 13710 USD/year
457 USD/credit 6855 USD/year
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About

The Marine Conservation and Resource Management program at the University of South Alabama is designed to provide a formal course of training and professional development in the marine sciences that will enable students to contribute to the sustainable management of marine resources.

Overview

The Marine Conservation and Resource Management program at the University of South Alabama is designed to give students the advanced scientific knowledge and professional skills necessary to enter the workforce and make an immediate impact. Training focuses on the latest techniques in conservation planning, fisheries and wildlife management, restoration ecology, marine spatial planning as well as providing a  foundational background in environmental statistics.

Careers 

One of the many transformative opportunities offered at South is real-world experience in applying science to marine policy and management. Students in this graduate program participate in internships and professional development with partners in government, private business and non-profit organizations to solve marine environmental problems. Many students have moved on to full-time marine science positions and have fulfilled jobs with some of the program’s partners, including the State of Alabama, The Nature Conservancy and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Many program alumni work for state and federal resource management agencies, non-governmental organizations, environmental consulting companies and industry across the nation in fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marine Conservation
  • Essentials of Oceanography
  • Marine Resource Management
  • Quantitative Methods in Fisheries in Ecology
  • Fisheries Oceanography
  • Advanced Marine Ecology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 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

  • A baccalaureate degree in a discipline related to marine sciences (e.g., biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and engineering) or conservation biology (economics, sociology) from an accredited four year college or university.
  • An undergraduate minimum grade-point average of 3.0 overall (4.0 point system).
  • A minimum score of 300 combined on the verbal and quantitative subtests of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
  • A completed application including a statement indicating the student's interests and professional goals.
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended.
  • Official scores from the Graduate Record Exam (General Test).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 914 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 914 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6855 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 457 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Mobile

801 - 1323 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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