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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Marine Science and Technology (MS) - Coastal & Ocean Administration, Science & Technology Professional Science Track

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Program Requirements

Complete 33 credits from at least ten courses including one communications core course; one environmental policy, law, and management core courses, one quantitative analysis core course, three environmental sciences core courses, one business management core course, one internship course, and eight to nine credits of electives.

Capstone: Complete an intership as part of ENVSCI 798 .

Minimum grade: No courses with grade below B can be applied to the program. Students who earn B- in two courses will be considered no longer in good standing and may be dismissed from the program. Students who receive a grade below C in any graduate course will be dismissed from the program.
Grading basis: Courses must be taken graded unless the course is only offered on a satisfactory.unsatisfactory basis.
GPA: A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required from all courses applied toward the program.
Residency: Graduate course credits earned at another institution, as a non-degree student, or in another department may only be applied to the program with approval from the dissertation committee and graduate program director.
Course level: No more than one course taken at UMass Boston at the 300/400-level may be applied toward the program with approval of the thesis/project advisor and graduate program director.
Statute of limitations: Six years.

Course Requirements

Communications Core (3 Credits)

Complete one from below.

Business Management Core (3 Credits)

Complete one from below.

Internship Course (3 Credits)

Electives (8 to 9 Credits)

Select courses and independent research hours to fulfill the 33 credit hour requirement.

Students may select from any of the courses above not already taken or from 600-level or higher courses approved by their faculty mentor.

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