Marine Affairs M.A.

Designed to educate students in the interdisciplinary analysis needed for effective marine and coastal management, the program offers a solid foundation in issues confronting policymakers, environmental managers, and businesses at every governmental level.


  • Climate Adaptation and Resilience
  • Coastal and Island Communities
  • Conservation
  • Environmental Justice
  • Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems
  • Ocean Energy Resources
  • Ocean Policy and Law
  • Ports and Shipping
  • Spatial Planning and Management
  • Tourism and Recreation

Classes Offered

  • Kingston Campus
  • Days and Evenings

Time to Completion

  • Full-time: 2 years

Application Deadline

  • Fall admission: February 1 for international students, April 15 for domestic students (January 15 for both if requesting financial aid)