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Florida Institute of Technology

Program in Oceanography

Melbourne, FL

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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
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Coastal management
Master of Science (MS) Biological oceanography

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Seminar, internships, publications, original research

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
9
Accepted
4
Enrolled
69%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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

18
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.56%
Unknown 5.56%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Deep-sea, coastal and estuarine environmental factors affected by pollution, climate change and natural processes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL  32901-6975
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Aronson
Department Head
Email: raronson@fit.edu
Phone: 321-674-8034

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