Master of Professional Science

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Exploration Science utilize exploration technology to foster scientific inquiry and educate the public
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 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 Management and Conservation 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
Natural Hazard and Catastrophe Analytics assess risks and exposures associated with natural hazards to achieve coastal resilience
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

Now accepting applications for spring enrollment in the following tracks: Broadcast Meteorology, Coastal Sustainability, Coastal Zone Management, Computational Meteorology and Oceanography, Exploration Science, JD/MPS, Marine Conservation, Weather, Climate and Society, and Weather Forecasting. The application deadline is November 15th, 2014.

The Master of Professional Science (MPS) is an accelerated, graduate degree at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, intended for students who want to generate innovative solutions to marine, coastal, and climate related issues.  Students enrolled in this program are exposed to a unique, multidisciplinary curriculum, including science theory, field and laboratory training, legal and regulatory knowledge, communication and media training, and the development of project management skills, designed to prepare them to address environmental challenges as future global leaders.