MARINE EDUCATION PROGRAM
The Department of Marine Sciences offers thesis-based M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with specialization in the areas of Biological, Chemical, Geological and Physical Oceanography. The M.S. degree requires a minimum of 29 credit units of course work and 6 credit units in thesis. The Ph.D. degree requires a minimum of 60 credit units of course work and 12 credit units for the dissertation. DMS theses are publication ready documents including one or more peer reviewed articles according to the academic program.