Coastal Carolina University

College of Science

Ph.D. in Marine Science: Coastal and Marine Systems Science

Address:

100 Chanticleer Drive E,

Conway, SC 29528

United States

Phone:

1-843-349-2394

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Marine Science: Coastal and Marine Systems Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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. Emphasis is on developing predictive capabilities of coastal environmental systems and infusing an appreciation of associated environmental policy development.

APPLICATION DEADLINES
Jan. 15 for Fall Semester for full consideration for University graduate assistantships; however, applications for fall admission will continue to be accepted through July 1.
Nov. 1 for Spring Semester

CORE COURSES (21 credit hours)

CMSS 605 Coastal and Marine Hydrodynamics (3)
CMSS 606 Coastal and Marine Geological Processes (3)
CMSS 607 Coastal and Marine Bio-Geochemistry (3)
CMSS 608 Coastal / Marine System Science, Issues and Applications (2)
CMSS 609 Coastal / Marine System Science Seminar * (4)
CMSS 610 Temporal and Spatial Analysis or
CMSS 611 Modeling Coastal and Marine Systems (3)
CMWS 603 Coastal and Wetland Policy and Management (3)

SPECIALIZED COURSES AND DIRECTED STUDY ** (18-27 credit hours)

Graduate coursework approved from an earned master's degree and/or required by a student's Graduate Advisory Committee.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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