Coastal Marine and Wetland Studies
College or University: Coastal Carolina University
Type of degree: M.S.
Brief overview of program: The Coastal Marine and Wetland Studies graduate program encompasses a wide range of modern scientific disciplines relevant to the coastal zone. The program emphasizes current knowledge about coastal marine, estuarine, watershed, and freshwater wetland environments, including the biology and ecology of marine and freshwater flora and fauna, geological and physical processes in the coastal zone, marine and freshwater environmental chemistry, and the ethical management of coastal and wetland resources. The thesis requirement calls for students to conduct and report on their original research.
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Tuition (2007):In State: $330/credit hou, Out of State: $412/credit hou
Number of students enrolled in 2007: 38
For the students that enter the workforce, what are the most common occupations that they pursue with this degree or certificate? Wetland delineation, Marine research, Teaching.
Description of Facilities: Boats
Student Support: Assistantships, both teaching and research
Department: College of Natural and Applied Sciences
Institution address: Coastal Carolina University, College of Natural and Applied Sciences P.O. Box 261954
Phone: (843) 349-2246