The School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST), the marine campus of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, offers the MS and PhD degrees, a Professional Science Master's (PSM) degree, and a Dual PhD Degree Program jointly with the Oceanographic Institute of the University of São Paulo, Brazil.
Scientists at SMAST conduct research in:
Research is conducted at two sites: (1) at the school's two-story, 32,000-square-foot New Bedford building, with docking facilities on Clark's Cove, Buzzards Bay, and (2) across the harbor in Fairhaven at the AT&T building. Facilities include:
The focus at SMAST is on interdisciplinary basic-to-applied marine sciences and the development of related innovative technologies. In addition to the scholarly marine science and technology communities, the SMAST mission also emphasizes interaction with regional industry, and government and non-governmental agencies on compelling regional marine-related issues and technological development.