Marine Affairs Ph.D.

With a focus on coastal/ocean management, policy, and law, the Ph.D. program is designed to serve the needs of individuals who will be working in government, research institutes, consulting, and academia.


  • 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: 3-5 years

Entry Term