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Physical Oceanography

College or University: University of Miami

Type of degree: M.S.

Brief overview of program: The Division offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography. There are currently 35 students enrolled in the program. Students come from a variety of educational backgrounds (marine science, meteorology, physics, mathematics, engineering, etc.) A strong background in physics and mathematics is recommended. Applicants are required to take the GRE examinations, and applicants whose first language is not English must pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Financial support for tuition and living expenses is offered to all accepted students. Further information and application details are available on the RSMAS Graduate Studies Homepage (link opens in new window). For further details of the requirements and procedures of the graduate program, take a look at the 2006-2007 MPO Graduate Study Guide (.pdf), and the Syllabus for each MPO Course. Click here for a list of current MPO graduate students, and here for links to presentations given by our students as part of their first-year classes.

Website: Click here for program website

Program Point of Contact: Otis B. Brown


Institution address: 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
                             Miami, 33149-1098


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