East Carolina University

College of Engineering and Technology

Coastal Resources Management


School of Allied Health Sciences

Science and Technology Building, Suite 300

Greenville, NC 27858

United States



Program Information

Degree Offered:

Ph.D. - Coastal Resources Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This multidisciplinary program combines knowledge of public policy issues with scientific expertise and training in coastal resources management. Students receive intense instruction and complete a dissertation in one of four concentrations: -estuarine/coastal ecology, geosciences, coastal social science, or maritime studies. In addition students receive a general knowledge of two of the other three concentrations. Graduates will possess a combination of scientific training and management skills that will allow them to fill a unique niche as intermediaries between the research and policy-making communities. Based on current and projected environmental policy concerns, graduates will enter a job market that should be healthy for many years.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999