Welcome to our Graduate Program
The Department of Marine Sciences offers graduate degree programs at the Ph.D.and M.S. levels. We also offer graduate certificates in a wide range of disciplines, including Water Resources as well as Coastal Engineering, and participate in UGA's Integrated Life Sciences program.
"We support our graduate students for the duration of their studies. In addition, tuition is waived, medical coverage is subsidized, and both Athens and Savannah have low costs of living compared to most university towns."
Program Information and Resources
Graduate Degree Programs
Detailed information about our graduate degrees including the MS and PhD degrees.
Marine science is pivotal to understand our world and to manage its resources.
How to apply
Find application procedures for both the MS and PhD programs
Graduate Courses & Course Schedules
See all course descriptions and up to date course schedules
Graduate Student Handbook
The handbook outlines current complete degree requirements for a graduate degree in Philosophy from UGA.
Graduate Student Events
Find out about events that are of interest to graduate level students
Current Graduate Students
See a listing of our current graduate students
Assistantships and Fellowships
We encourage our students to apply for UGA Teaching Assistantships and external fellowship programs
Several career academic, private, and public pathway resources