Master of Professional Science

MPS Prerequisites

Marine Biology and Fisheries (MBF) Tracks

  • Fisheries Science
  • Tropical Marine Ecosystem Science
  • Marine Mammal Science
  • Oceans and Human Health

Prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.)
  2. one year of General Biology + General Biology Labs
  3. one year of General Chemistry
  4. at least one semester of Calculus
  5. 9 additional credits in natural science (Research in these fields may, in some cases, substitute for coursework hours.)

Note to students: Deficiencies in the required courses may be considered on a case by case basis for otherwise highly qualified students. 

Marine Affairs (MAF) Tracks

  • Aquaculture
  • Coastal Sustainability
  • Coastal Zone Management
  • Exploration Science
  • Marine Conservation
  • Underwater Archaeology

Prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.)

Meteorology (MPO) Tracks

  • Broadcast Meteorology
  • Computational Meteorology and Oceanography
  • Weather, Climate and Society
  • Weather Forecasting

Prerequisites:

  1. Undergraduate degree in Meteorology, or closely related field (e.g. Math, Physics, or Geosciences)

Note to students: Deficiencies in the required courses may be considered on a case by case basis for otherwise highly qualified students. 

Ocean Sciences (OCE) Tracks

  • Natural Hazard and Catastrophe Analytics

Prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.)
  2. At least one of the following: one semester of Statistics or Calculus or 6 credits in Geoscience

Note to students: Deficiencies in the required courses may be considered on a case by case basis for otherwise highly qualified students.  

 

 

MPS Requirements

MPS Handbook 2014–2015