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Department of Marine & Environmental Sciences

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Savannah State University’s location in a growing port city adjacent to a salt marsh tidal creek, makes it ideal for marine and environmental training and research. The campus has ready access to the marine and terrestrial coastal environments, in a region increasingly impacted by industry and development. 

Strengths of the SSU Department of Marine & Environmental Sciences are quality teaching using high impact practices, student research engagement embedded throughout the degree programs, numerous student-focused grants providing students with extracurricular engagement and funding, and post-graduate success in the workplace and in graduate studies.

Student engagement in research and hands-on learning is a hallmark of each of our degree programs.

For more details about the Department of Marine & Environmental Sciences, its degree programs, and research interests contact Dr. Carol Pride, Chair,

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Marine Science

Environmental Science


Degree Programs