Coastal and Ocean Policy, Master in United States

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Study in:United States
Deadline: 15 Nov 2015


The Master of Coastal and Ocean Policy program from University of North Carolina Wilmington is a response to recent demands for professionals equipped to respond, navigate,and inform decisions making about coastal and ocean resources.The program immerses students in a unique curriculum aimed at advancing technical knowledge of coastal and ocean processes and resources as well as, the tools and concepts of the policy making. Through their elective choices, students have the opportunity to more broadly consider the role of science and expertise in policy making about the coasts and oceans.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Policy Analysis
  • Environmental Economics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Topics in the Geology, Geography and Physics of Coastal Issues
  • Environmental Policy Analysis
  • Seminar in Coastal and Ocean Policy

Academic Requirements

  • This program accepts GRE® scores, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today’s graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections – Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 – 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 – 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 – 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • One official transcript is required from each U.S. post-secondary institution attended. Refer to the Getting Started page for international transcript instructions.
  • Official test scores should be sent to the Graduate School no less than four weeks prior to the published program deadline. Test scores more than five years old at the time of application will not be considered.
  • 3 recommendations to be submitted through the online application. At least one recommendation should be from an academic instructor.

Detailed Program Facts

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