United States Doctorates and PhDs in Marine Science
While studying for your marine science PhD, you will cover subjects including geology, marine biology, oceanography, zoology, biochemistry and much more. If you have a knack for science and a passion for the Earth's ecosystems, this degree could be right for you.
- Conway, SCConway, SC
Coastal Carolina University
The Ph.D. in Marine Science: Coastal and Marine Systems Science facilitates students to work with faculty on original research expanding and applying knowledge of coastal systems...
- College Park, MDCollege Park, MD
University of Maryland Baltimore
The goal of the MEES program is to train students with career interests in some aspect of environmental science involving terrestrial, freshwater, marine or estuarine systems.
- Mayaguez, PRMayaguez, PR
University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
The Department of Marine Sciences is a graduate department offering instruction leading to Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in marine sciences. The primary aim of the department is to train marine scientists for careers in teaching, re...
- Ann Arbor, MIAnn Arbor, MI
University of Michigan
- Groton, CTGroton, CT
University of Connecticut
- Stony Brook, NYStony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University (S.U.N.Y.)
Graduate Program in Atmospheric Sciences (Climate Modeling, Atmospheric Chemistry, Planetary Studies); Graduate Certificate Program of the Waste Reduction and Management Institute.
- Raleigh, NCRaleigh, NC
North Carolina State University
Graduate disciplines in atmospheric science, geology and marine sciences are offered. Within marine sciences the subdisciplines of biological, chemical, geological and physical oceanography are recognized by the profession.
- Fairbanks, AKFairbanks, AK
University of Alaska - Fairbanks
- Princeton, NJPrinceton, NJ
Study of the physical sciences of the atmosphere and oceans; numerical and theoretical modeling of large-scale circulation, climate, boundary layers,...
- Norfolk, VANorfolk, VA
Old Dominion University
- Melbourne, FLMelbourne, FL
Florida Institute of Technology
With Florida Tech only minutes away from some of the most diverse marine environments in the world, the Indian River Lagoon and Atlantic Ocean, you have unique hands-on access to pursue your research. Florida Tech’s oceanography program is designed to a...
- Melbourne, FL
- Dania Beach, FLDania Beach, FL
Nova Southeastern University
The Oceanographic Center conducts high quality research on a variety of marine topics ranging from physical oceanography to coral reefs and fishes. A graduate program (Ph.D. in Oceanography; M.S. in Physical Oceanography, Marine Biology, Marine Envir...
- Kiln, MSKiln, MS
University of Southern Mississippi
The Southern Miss Dept. of Marine Science offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in marine science and hydrographic science. A limited number of graduate assistantships are available to qualified students including a full-tuition waiver. These awards also includ...
- Chapel Hill, NCChapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Santa Cruz, CASanta Cruz, CA
University of California - Santa Cruz
The Santa Cruz campus has a large and vigorous interdisciplinary marine sciences program with faculty in all major subfields. Research facilities include on-campus analytical labs, on-shore marine labs, a 40-foot research vessel and a research site on A...
- Port Aransas, TXPort Aransas, TX
University of Texas at Austin
The Department of Marine Science is located at Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas, whose mission includes research, education, and outreach on topics related to the marine environment. Graduate students work with full-time research scientis...
- Columbia, SCColumbia, SC
University of South Carolina
This is an interdisciplinary program with four required core courses(Physical, Chemical, Geological and Biological Oceanography). All students accepted are supported and we encourage prospective students to make direct contact with faculty members in th...
- Saint Petersburg, FLSaint Petersburg, FL
University of South Florida
All degree seeking marine science students are required to complete a core course curriculum in physical, chemical, biological, and geological oceanography with a grade of B or better. Students generally expect to participate in ocean research cruises d...
- Baton Rouge, LABaton Rouge, LA
Louisiana State University
- Gloucester Point, VAGloucester Point, VA
College of William and Mary
- Seattle, WASeattle, WA
University of Washington
The School provides instruction and research opportunities in all areas of Oceanography: Biological Oceanography, Chemical Oceanography, Marine Geology and Geophysics, and Physical Oceanography. The program emphasizes independent research in conjunction...
- Tallahassee, FLTallahassee, FL
Florida State University
The Department of Biological Science offers both Ph.D. and MS. degrees. Students can specialize in a wide range of subdisciplines within the biological sciences including marine biology. Visit our department's website, click on "Ecology and Evolution" a...
- Tallahassee, FL
- Honolulu, HIHonolulu, HI
University of Hawaii At Manoa
The Oceanography Department offers master's and doctoral programs in four subdisciplines -physical, chemical, geological, and biological oceanography. The programs are designed to prepare students for challenging careers in academia, industry, and gover...
- Honolulu, HI
- Kingston, RIKingston, RI
University of Rhode Island
The Graduate Program in Marine Affairs was established in 1969 for the interdisciplinary study of coastal/ocean management, policy, and law in the United States and around the world. Specialty areas of marine affairs include: fisheries law and managemen...