MGG Academic Programs
The undergraduate student wishing to prepare for graduate work in marine geology and geophysics must be well trained in the basic sciences. According to the special interests of the individual, the undergraduate major and minor should be in geology, physics, chemistry, and or mathematics. The Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics offers M.S. and Ph.D. programs in the following broad areas.
Environmental Geology & Geochemistry
Sedimentary Systems & Marine Geology
Igneous Petrology and Geochemistry
Within each area of specialization, students have considerable flexibility in choice of courses, and "cross-track" courses are possible for students with special interests. Interactions with other divisions are particularly encouraged.
The deadline for applications for the Fall of the following academic year is generally January 1st of each year.
The Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics also offers an Summer program for K-12 teachers to learn about the environment in
South Floridacalled Project INSTAR .
August 10th, 2004