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School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) graduate degree that draws on their special expertise.

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As a student, you will:

  • Apply your academic discipline to understanding and addressing the challenges facing the ocean environment
  • Collaborate with regional industry, governmental agencies, and non-governmental agencies to address many of the urgent issues of the day, including ocean acidification, declining fish stock, sustainability of the fishing industry, and climate change
  • Pursue cross-disciplinary studies  in marine science as well as in marine-related science and engineering programs at UMass Dartmouth and other University of Massachusetts campuses
  • Engage in sponsored research in basic and applied marine discipline

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