NSU's Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography has a distinguished history and a bold future.

  • We offer outstanding degree and certificate programs in biology, ocean science, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and environmental science.
  • Rigorous and interdisciplinary research activities span the globe and range from the molecular to the world's largest ecosystems.
  • Since 1966, our internationally renowned program in marine science has been creating new knowledge about the ocean.
  • We deliver courses conveniently in various formats, with graduate programs offered evenings or online.
  • Customized graduate certificates and degree programs prepare you for some of the fastest growing areas in business and industry.
  • Undergraduate students appreciate dual enrollment options that guarantee their spot in a variety of NSU graduate programs.
  • Students share in the countless opportunities of NSU's diverse and vibrant main campus.
  • A waterfront campus near Port Everglades offers immediate, invaluable access to vibrant ocean and coastal ecosystems.
  • The state-of-the-art Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center building boasts a seawater system and outside experimentation facility.
  • Faculty research includes fisheries, oil spills, climate change, biodiversity, conservation genetics, coral reefs, and the deep sea.

The NSU experience has the potential to transform the way you understand the world.

Undergraduate Admissions

Degree Programs

Your B.S. degree gives you the solid foundation for a lifetime of discovery. Choose from biology, marine biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics, and mathematics.

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Admissions

Admissions

NSU will be with you every step of the way. Learn more from NSU's Undergraduate Admissions office.

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The synergy of our faculty, students, and staff results in the daily pursuit of excellence and accomplishment to enhance graduate student success.

Master's Degrees

Master's Degrees

Find the M.S. or M.A. degree that fits your interests in the fields such as biology, coastal management, and environmental issues.

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Doctoral

Doctoral

Pursue your Ph.D. degree in marine biology or oceanography.

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The College began and continues to operate with a thirst for new knowledge and applications of knowledge to real world issues. We explore some of the greatest mysteries on Earth.

Faculty

Faculty

Our faculty and staff include outstanding teacher-mentors that are published academics, professors, and researchers at the top of their field.

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Institutes

Institutes

Preeminent researchers engage in vital initiatives to understand and support the conservation of coral reefs, fisheries, sharks, and sea turtles within dedicated institutes.

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