The program encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds, including (but not limited to) Engineering, Ocean Sciences, Environmental Science, and Management. Applicants may need to complete prerequisite courses. The specific requirements will be determined by a faculty advisor on an individual basis depending on the student's educational background and work experience. Each student will meet with his/her faculty advisor to develop a study plan that matches the student's background, experience, and interests while also satisfying the formal coursework requirements for the Master of Science degree. Candidates for the degree of Master of Science in Maritime Systems must complete 30 credits (10 courses) and earn a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Students must submit the following documentation for Admission: (International students and transfer students should visit: the Graduate Admissions website for relevant admissions requirements.)
- Completed Application for Admission.
- Application Fee
- All Official College Transcripts from all colleges attended.
- Two (2) Letters of Recommendation.
- Ph.D. applicants must submit copies of their Master's degree thesis, and/or completed work related projects.
- GRE scores are required for students applying into Doctoral programs, however, they are not required for Graduate Certificate or Master's Degree applicants.
- TOEFL scores of 550 or higher (or 210 for the computed based exam) are required for all International students.
All matters pertaining to Admission, and/or the submission of documentation is handled through the Office of the Graduate Admissions.