Master of Professional Science

aquaculture broadcast meteorology coastal sustainability coastal management computational meteorology oceanography fisheries science marine mammal science oceans and human health tropical marine ecosystem management weather, climate and society weather forecasting marine conservation underwater archaeology
Aquaculture focus on environmental, technical, economic, legal, and political aspects of sustainable aquaculture
Broadcast Meteorology prepare for on-camera and behind-the-scenes careers in broadcast meteorology
Coastal Sustainability Science and Practice develop expertise through hands-on experience with alternative energy science, sustainable marine management, and sustainable systems design and planning
Coastal Zone Management introduce participants to the environmental, socioeconomic, legal, and governance frameworks of fragile coastal areas
Computational Meteorology and Oceanography pursue advanced training in the computational science approach in meteorology and physical oceanography
Fisheries Science a unique academic program that allows students to develop the professional skills required to be a fishery scientist
Marine Mammal Science students in this degree track will be part of one of the few programs in the nation designed to prepare them for employment in marine mammal management and care
Oceans and Human Health students are prepared to assess the impacts of our oceans on human health and develop management tactics for future mitigation efforts
Tropical Marine Ecosystem Management advanced training in both the theoretical aspects of tropical marine ecology and the practical skills needed to begin a career in this field
Weather, Climate and Society emphasizes the relationship between weather, climate and societal impacts
Weather Forecasting graduate-level coursework in the analysis and preparation of weather forecasts
Marine Conservation focus on innovative solutions to current marine ecosystem and organism threats and issues
Underwater Archaeology acquire the technical skills and regulatory knowledge necessary to manage underwater cultural resources and heritage

The Master of Professional Science is an innovative graduate degree at the University of Miami, intended for students who seek advanced training in marine and atmospheric science. As part of this unique program, students will also develop a blend of team-building and communication skills, legal and regulatory knowledge, and business savvy, that are highly valued by potential employers. This program prepares students for science careers in business, government, or non-profit organizations, where employment demands are growing. The curriculum is structured to allow students to complete their degree in as little as 12 months, with the training and real-world experience necessary to prepare them for entry to mid-level careers in today’s professional job market.