M.Sc. On Campus

Marine Conservation

University of South Alabama

12 months
27900 USD/year
27900 USD/year
13950 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS in Marine Conservation and Resource Management 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.


The Marine Conservation program from the University of South Alabama does not require thesis research, but instead offers professional development through group projects and professional internships with government agencies, NGOs, and environmental consulting firms. 

Key Features 

  • The curriculum and other requirements can accommodate students currently in the workforce.
  • A maximum of twelve (12) semester hours of graduate courses taken at another accredited university in the same (or closely related) subject as that of the masters program may be considered as part of the MS degree requirements at USA. Only grades of "A" or "B" may be accepted as transfer credits. 

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Essentials of Oceanography and Marine Biology
  • Marine Resource Management
  • Marine Conservation Biology
  • Natural Resources Economics
  • Biological Oceanography
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Fisheries Oceanography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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.
  • Applicants to graduate programs in Arts and Sciences typically have a minimum GPA of at least a 3.0 on all undergraduate work. In exceptional cases, applicants may be considered with at least a 2.5 GPA on all undergraduate work, or at least a 2.75 GPA on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work.
  • A minimum score of 300 combined on the verbal and quantitative subtests of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 930 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 930 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 465 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Mobile

801 - 1323 USD /month
Living costs

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


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