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Oceanography and Coastal Sciences

Louisiana State University

36 months
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29456 USD/year
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12541 USD/year
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About

Oceanography and Coastal Sciences from Louisiana State University applies physical, biological and geological oceanography and coastal science research to pressing issues such as coastal land loss, fisheries management, and environmental hazards. 

Overview

Oceanography and Coastal Sciences from Louisiana State University student in the Department must complete a minor requirement.  This requirement can be met in one of two ways.  Other departments offer “official” minors that are satisfied by successfully completing a specific number or set of courses within the offerings of that department.  This is usually a total of 12 semester hours.  

Students at Oceanography and Coastal Sciences from Louisiana State University will:

  • apply physical, biological and geological oceanography and coastal science research 
  • press issues such as coastal land loss, fisheries management, and environmental hazards. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Toxicology of Aquatic Environments 
  • Concepts in Marine Ecotoxicology 
  • Dynamical Oceanography 
  • Ecology and Management of Tropical Estuaries 
  • Oceanographic Data Analysis 
  • Applied Coastal Plant Ecology 
  • Global Climate Change and Wetlands 
  • Marine Isotope Biogeochemistry 
  • Marine Geochemistry 
  • Coastal Physical/Chemical Systems: Analytical Methods 
  • Biogeochemistry of Wetland Soils and Sediments 
  • Satellite Oceanography 
  • Environmental Optics 
  • Harmful Algal Blooms 
  • Marine Ecology 
  • Preparing for Studies of Fish and Other Aquatic Resources 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
4.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online Application for Admission.
  • A nonrefundable application fee which should be paid online
  • Transcripts from all accredited universities attended verifying and documenting graduation
  • TOEFL scores (for international students only),
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Applicants must score at least 300 on the GRE general test (verbal plus quantitative scores) and a GRE writing score of 4.0 or greater. In addition, GRE scores should not be more than 5 years old. 
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 is required for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29456 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12541 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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