MSSEP Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the principal ecological, geological, and chemical characteristics of marine and coastal environments.
  2. Understand current environmental problems and risk to effectively manage marine resources, coastal zones, and hazardous materials. 
  3. Be able to utilize geographic information systems (GIS) for planning and management applications.
  4. Master practices in marine and industrial safety.
  5. Understand written and oral communication within the environmental profession. 
  6. Use the scientific method to construct and execute independent research projects in aquatic environments.
  7. Gain exposure to a career in MSSEP during cooperative experiences and internships.