University of Southern Mississippi
Department of Marine Science
1020 Balch Blvd.
Stennis Space Center
Kiln, MS 39529
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 include a monthly stipend. Programs of study include a master’s degree and a doctoral degree in Marine Science and a unique master’s degree in Hydrographic Science that is certified at the Category A level by the FIG/IHO.
Accreditation:The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
International Student Requirements:Bachelor's or master's degree from an acceptable learning institution that is equivalent of a USM degree- Acceptable TOEFL score for applicants whose native language is other than English- Acceptable GRE scores- 3.0 GPA or above for last 2 years of undergraduate work; 3.5 GPA for previous graduate work- 3 strong letters of recommendations from academic peers- State of interest that demonstrates writing skills- Copy of research- Proof of immunizations- Hard copy signed application form- Paid application fee- Completed and signed Affidavit of Financial Support form- Proof of visa entry and passport
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999