The UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) offers advanced degrees in marine sciences. As a student, your studies will be concentrated within one of the two departments.
Department of Estuarine and Ocean Sciences
The Department of Estuarine and Ocean Sciences (DEOS) places high priority on the development of innovative approaches and technologies. Training of the next generation of marine scientists for academia, government, and the private sector serves as the department's primary objective.
Department of Fisheries Oceanography
The Department of Fisheries Oceanography (DFO) delivers quality education and conducts cutting-edge research in the interdisciplinary sciences related to the interactions between marine organisms and the marine environment.