The Program Faculty come from multiple disciplinary areas including engineering, pathology, physiology, nutrition, seafood processing and population and habitat modeling. Faculty work with a variety of aquatic species including, but not limited to: cod, halibut, salmon, trout, oysters, clams, mussels, sea urchins, sea horses, abalone, seaweed, and lobsters.
Consideration for admission to the M.S. program will be given to applicants holding a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or the equivalent in one of the general areas of biology, animal science, food science, nutrition or engineering.
Upon admission, a program of study is planned by the student in consultation with the student’s advisory committee. Courses are selected from the graduate offerings of all University of Maine Departments. The interests, background courses, and future needs of the student will be considered in course selection. The student will participate in a research project developed in consultation with the advisory committee.
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DisciplinesBiology Aquaculture & Fisheries Ecology View 126 other Masters in Ecology in United States
- A completed online application
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official transcript of all previous college or university work
- Official test scores
- A $65 application fee
- Certificate of Finances
- Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores
- A copy of passport or visa
International1430 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1430 USD per credit and a duration of .
National1430 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1430 USD per credit and a duration of .
In-State439 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 439 USD per credit and a duration of .
The University of Maine helps graduate students fund their education through graduate assistantships, fellowships, scholarships, and student loans. In addition to the resources listed below, check with your academic department for more funding opportunities.
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