M.A. On Campus

Marine Science

College of William & Mary

12 months
34978 USD/year
34978 USD/year
16618 USD/year
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The M.A. in Marine Science (32 credits) from College of William & Mary is an up to two-year degree program designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as marine science professionals.


Through coursework and training, students gain advanced knowledge, skills, and experience needed to translate, integrate, and apply marine science to issues of pressing societal concern.  

Key Features 

  • Graduates of the Marine Science program at College of William & Mary are well-prepared for careers in policy, business, outreach, and other professional areas that require working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.  

Programme Structure

  • The M.A. program curriculum provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills they need as marine science professionals.  
  • Required courses introduce students to concepts and principles relating to biological, chemical, geo-physical, and anthropogenic processes of marine and coastal systems.  
  • Coursework also provides students with a suite of statistical and numerical skills that are necessary tools in marine science research and analysis. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • The online payment of the $54 (US) non-refundable application fee.  The application is not complete until the fee has been paid or waived.
  • TOEFL or IELTS test scores (if applicable)
  • All letters of recommendation from your referees

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34978 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34978 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    34978 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34978 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16618 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Williamsburg

1306 - 2134 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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