UMass Dartmouth - School for Marine Science & Technology
With emphasis on basic-to-applied marine sciences and the development of innovative technologies.
With expertise in a diverse range of issues centered on ocean sciences and marine fisheries oceanography.
State-of-the-art classrooms, labs, and conference areas configured to accommodate research needs.
Situated on Clark's Cove in historic New Bedford, MA -- the nation's #1 fishing port.
SMAST is nationally and internationally renowned for research and education in marine sciences, ocean technology, climate change, offshore wind, & fisheries management and sustainability.
Courses emphasize ocean conservation, climate science, sustainable fisheries, and more.
Pursue coastal research with some of the most highly regarded oceanographic institutions.
Contact faculty before you apply to learn about assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships.
Admissions & Aid
Researchers at the School for Marine Science & Technology document their journey at sea in the National Geographic’s “A Gathering Storm” series, which airs this Saturday, August 29.
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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