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How to Apply
Prior to proceeding through the sections describing Department of Marine Sciences requirements please read carefully the information available through links below provided by the Graduate School:
Applicants who will not have already earned a Masters Degree in Marine Sciences or a closely related field when they enter the UNC-Chapel Hill Marine Sciences Program may select either Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy. If you are certain that you want to earn an M.S. Degree as your terminal degree at UNC-Chapel Hill, then you should select Master of Science. If you plan to ultimately earn a Ph.D. at UNC-Chapel Hill, either by first completing the M.S. program here or by earning an M.S. Bypass, you should select Doctor of Philosophy. If you are unsure of your final degree at UNC-Chapel Hill, then you should select Doctor of Philosophy.
Applicants who will have already earned a Masters Degree in Marine Sciences or a closely related field when they enter the UNC-Chapel Hill Marine Sciences Program, select Doctor of Philosophy.
As stated on the application instructions on the Graduate School website, one unofficial copy of your transcript(s) must be uploaded in your application. Once you have been admitted to the department and accepted our offer, you will need to send your final, official transcripts to the Graduate School before enrolling in classes.
Mail final transcripts to:
The Graduate School
ATTN: Graduate Admissions Office
200 Bynum Hall, CB# 4010
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-4010