With about 30 faculty the School of Marine Sciences offers graduate students a wide variety of courses and extensive research opportunities. Graduate students can easily find a research cluster to match their interests, or develop a new one by drawing together the talents of our faculty.

Many of our faculty are renowned around the world for their research, which covers a broad spectrum of marine studies from molecular biology and biotechnology to fisheries science, fisheries economics and anthropology, and from marine geology and coastal engineering to aquaculture, marine ecology and most aspects of oceanography.

Our faculty serve as a resource for the state, the New England region and the nation, and provide a wealth of expertise for undergraduate and graduate education, applied and basic research and public service.