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.
- 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...
- Norfolk, VANorfolk, VA
Old Dominion University
- 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, KSPrinceton, KS
Study of the physical sciences of the atmosphere and oceans; numerical and theoretical modeling of large-scale circulation, climate, boundary layers,...
- Melbourne, FLMelbourne, FL
Florida Institute of Technology
The purpose of each option is to prepare the student for either a professional career or for further graduate study. This goal is achieved through a balance of course work and research activities. The doctor of philosophy degree is offered for stude...
- 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...
- Fort Lauderdale, FL
- Los Angeles, CALos Angeles, CA
University of Southern California
It is the goal of our graduate program to provide our students with a comprehensive appreciation of the marine ecosystem and to train them in the util...
- Ann Arbor, MIAnn Arbor, MI
University of Michigan
- Groton, CTGroton, CT
University of Connecticut
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Tampa, FL
- Athens, GAAthens, GA
University of Georgia
The Department of Marine Sciences offers advanced training leading to the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees. Students develop an individualized program of study in one of three areas of marine sciences: biological oceanography, chemical oceanography, or physica...
- 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
- 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...
- Orono, MEOrono, ME
University of Maine
The program leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Bio-Resources is a cooperative offering of Bio-Systems Science and Engineering, School of Marine Sciences, and Food Science and Human Nutrition. The graduate program in Marine Bio-Resources is...
- Orono, ME
- 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.
- 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...