Marine and Environmental Sciences

The Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences programs are designed to help students develop an in-depth understanding of the processes that affect the earth’s surface and their importance to society.

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Marine and Environmental Sciences Degree Programs

There are many programs offered for both undergraduates and graduates, on main campus in Boston and at the Marine Science Center in Nahant with an emphasis on experiential learning through programs like the Three Seas Program, enabling students to experience marine life first-hand.


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