The University of Southern Mississippi's Department of Marine Science is home to a multidisciplinary program of graduate study and research in marine environments.

Located at Stennis Space Center, USM's Department of Marine Science is strategically situated at the single largest concentration of oceanographers and hydrographers in the world.

Subfields of Marine Science taught at the USM Department of Marine Science include biological oceanography, marine chemistry, geological oceanography, physical oceanography, bio-optics, remote sensing, numerical modeling, and underwater acoustics.

Field of Focus
Physical Oceanography