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Graduate Program

The University of New England Marine Science Department of Marine Science offers one graduate degree, the Master of Science (M.S.) in Marine Sciences. Through this 36-credit program, you'll continue to build on your marine science understanding and expertise, produce new knowledge through excellence in research, and develop outstanding research and scientific communication skills through your thesis and other written and oral presentations. 

Master of Science (M.S.) in Marine Sciences

The M.S. in Marine Sciences offers post-baccalaureate training in a wide variety of marine science topics. Learn more >


Marine Sciences 4+1 (B.S./M.S.) Track

Current UNE students who are interested in pursuing an M.S. following their undergraduate program can enroll in the 4+1 B.S./M.S. track. Learn more >

Marine Affairs - Maine Law 3+3 Pathways Program

Current UNE students who are interested in pursuing a J.D. following their undergraduate program can enroll in the 3+3 B.A./J.D. program. Learn more >

Professional Science Master's (P.S.M.) in Ocean Food Systems

UNE is offering the first food systems P.S.M. in the U.S. that is focused on the marine space. As a student, you'll pursue meaningful solutions to real-world challenges across ocean food systems — in fisheries and aquaculture, seafood trade and production, and marine governance and policy. Learn more >


Review deadlines, prerequisite requirements, and other information you need in order to apply for the M.S. in Marine Sciences program. Learn more >