Degree Requirements


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Big Catfish

To earn a M.S. in Marine and Environmental Biology, students must complete a minimum of 17 hours of core coursework and a minimum of 18 hours of committee-approved elective coursework, including at least one LUMCON course.

Visit the catalog for more information.

Students are required to compose and defend a committee-approved thesis.

Grades and Time Limit
Students must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA, and only two Cs may count toward the degree. Most students finish this program in two years, although they have up to six years to complete their degree.

Additional policies, forms, guidelines
For more information on graduate studies, visit the Nicholls Office of Graduate Studies Web site.