About UMass IMS
The Importance of Your Education
Marine science is important. Our earth is evolving rapidly, and marine environments cover 70% of our world. We are especially proud of the variety of research programs that we are able to support, the amount of funding we offer, and the way our program bridges the historical, scientific, and policy aspects of marine science.
The unique blend of IMS offerings:
- Courses and option areas from five diverse campuses and twenty-three departments.
- Range and breadth of knowledge from each faculty member.
- Blending of diverse academic programs across traditional disciplines to form contemporary interdisciplinary concentrations.
- Our goal of combining quality graduate education with fostering research and public service in support of the Commonwealth’s efforts.