University of South Carolina

College of Science and Mathematics

Marine Science Program


Graduate Office

Suite 304

Columbia, SC 29208

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.;, Ph.D.;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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 their area of interest. Field work is conducted at a broad range of domestic and international sites and we have access to a number of research vessels.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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