M.Sc. On Campus

Coastal and Marine System Science

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

12 months
7918 USD/year
7918 USD/year
2706 USD/year
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Highly interdisciplinary, the Coastal and Marine System Science (CMSS) degree program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is designed to serve graduate students with diverse backgrounds in natural, computational & social sciences, and engineering. 


Ideal candidates will have backgrounds in some combination of biology, chemistry, geology, oceanography, computer science, mathematics, engineering, economics, policy, social, or geographic information science. 

Key Features 

  • The Coastal and Marine System Science program from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi focuses on integrative concepts that have emerged in recent years, linking natural sciences to social sciences. System Science is a new discipline that seeks to understand the relationships between all of the variables affecting a given phenomenon.
  • Graduates of the CMSS program will demonstrate proficiency in understanding and applying the concepts and principles of all of the natural sciences as well as a working competence in mathematical modeling and geospatial analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Natural Systems Analysis 
  • Natural Systems Modeling 
  • Coastal and Marine Systems 
  • Spatial Systems Science 
  • Coastal Management and Ocean Law 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate course work taken at any accredited college or University attended (Foreign College credits/transcripts require an official foreign evaluation. Please click here).  TAMU-CC transcript is not required.
  • Official GRE scores (Within five years of the date of application)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Essay (Up to 1000 words in length which describes their educational background, career interests,goals and challenge)
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7918 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3959 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7918 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3959 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1353 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Corpus Christi

894 - 1658 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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