UMass Dartmouth - School for Marine Science & Technology
Every great scientific discovery begins with a propensity to deep dive into your subject matter.
Researching climate change’s impact on oceans demands that you get in over your head. That’s where we thrive.
Going to great depths to save the oceans requires that you first get your feet wet.
Earn your marine science degree without plunging in financially. Explore our affordable options.
Complex marine science research starts with a single question: "Where do I start?" The answer? UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science & Technology.
Courses emphasize ocean technology, climate change, offshore wind development, & fisheries management and sustainability.
Pursue coastal research with some of the most highly regarded oceanographic institutions as well as government and non-government organizations.
We may be able to help finance your education. Before you apply, contact SMAST faculty to learn about assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships.
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SMAST scientists are among 13 organizations and institutions that have assembled to form the New England White Shark Research Consortium, which will enhance coordinated regional efforts to study white sharks.
SMAST alums share their success stories.
Bailey Avila ’23: DoD scholarship recipient
Alanna Mnich: Marine science scholar
UMassD professor receives distinguished service award
Nathalie Staiger '19: Marine conservation
Doug Zemeckis '16: Assistant Professor
Nishchitha Silva '19: Passion for ocean sciences
Chang Liu '19: PhD in marine science
National Science Foundation awards professor $461K
Excellence in research
Marine science graduate student awarded $1K
PhD candidate recognized for research
PhD candidate receives BARS scholarship
Learn more about how SMAST faculty and students are protecting our ocean environments.
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