15
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Florida Institute of Technology / Program in Oceanography is located in Melbourne, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Coastal management
Master of Science (MS) Biological oceanography
Master of Science (MS) Chemical oceanography
Master of Science (MS) Physical oceanography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Oceanography
Master of Science (MS) Geological oceanography

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Seminar, field project, written final exam, internship, technical paper, oral presentation, thesis or final exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Seminar, internships, publications, original research

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
8
Accepted
3
Enrolled
29%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, transcripts, statement of objectives, appropriate bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of objectives, on-campus interview (highly recommended)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

15
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 13.33%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Marine geochemistry, ecosystem dynamics, coastal processes, marine pollution, environmental modeling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL  32901-6975
United States
Contact Dr. John Windsor
Program Chair
Email: jwindsor@fit.edu
Phone: 321-674-7300