Program Details

The Master of Science, Marine Sciences program offers post-baccalaureate training to students interested in continuing their education in the marine sciences.

Location:
Biddeford, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Biology

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Master of Science, Marine Sciences program offers post-baccalaureate training to students interested in continuing their education in the marine sciences.  The classroom curriculum provides a strong background in all aspects of the marine sciences. The program also focuses on thesis research experience: students will conduct research and prepare a thesis on any of a variety of topics selected in consultation with our faculty.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Department of Biological Sciences at University of New England is to enable students to understand the real-world relevance of the biological sciences, foster scientific literacy and critical thinking skills, and lay the foundation for lifelong learning and meaningful, productive contributions to society.  

The mission of the Master of Science:  Marine Sciences program is to prepare outstanding graduate students for careers or further training in science, technology, and education by providing an advanced knowledge base and skill in marine science research methods.   

Program Goals

Provide a knowledge base in the biological sciences that is deeper than the typical undergraduate experience.

Foster participation in the production of biological knowledge through excellence in research.

Instill outstanding research skills and a working knowledge of the scientific method by participation in high-quality research.

Develop outstanding scientific communication skills through written and oral presentations.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
The University of New England is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Requirements:
Applicants may apply to the program through our online application. Detailed instructions are included in the online application. Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions. When all materials are received, the applicant will be notified that the application file is complete. If notification is not received from the University within a reasonable time, the applicant should assume that his or her application is not complete and follow-up accordingly.
International Requirements:
International student applicants must apply through UNE's online application. In addition, all international transcripts must be evaluated for grade and degree equivalency to that of coursework and degree earned at a US REGIONALLY accredited institution. International applicants should access UNE's website at www.une.edu/admissions/intl to review ALL requirements for international applicants.

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