Public Policy and Marine Science

Jacksonville University

48 months
800 USD/credit
800 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The JU MPP-Marine Science dual degree program is a 3 year program with year one in either the JU MPP program or JU Marine Science program.


In year one, students will take first year MPP courses or first year Marine Science. In year two, courses will be taken in the other program. Year 3 will have mixed policy and marine science courses. If pursued separately, the two degrees would take 4 years.

The dual degree program coursework consists of ­­­63 total credit hours. The MPP program consists of 39 credit hours, including an internship (2 credit MPP internship requirement can be met through an MPP internship, qualifying clerkship, or qualifying work or professional experience; it must be completed prior to the third year) and a Capstone Project. The MPP program will recognize 9 transfer credits from the Marine Science Program, for a total of 48 MPP credits.

The Marine Science program consists of 24 credit hours. The Marine Science program will recognize 6 transfer credits from the MPP Program, including 3 credits from PPOL LAWE, a policy or environmental course at the Florida Coastal School of Law, for a total of 30 Marine Science credits.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Public Policy Analysis
  • Capstone Project: Client Policy Project
  •  Law school Policy or Environmental course

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




63 alternative credits


On Campus

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Have earned or will earn a high school diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) diploma.
  • Have never enrolled as a full-time or part-time student at a college or university except for Dual Enrollment during high school.
For more information please visit the programme website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.


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