Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences
This year, the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences is celebrating the legacy of its graduate programs and their impact on coastal environmental research, education, and outreach. Explore our interactive content, videos, photos, and articles highlighting some of the major contributions we are making to Louisiana and the world.
Our department (DOCS) is interested in recruiting highly qualified graduate students who can benefit from our interdisciplinary perspectives. The overarching theme of our graduate courses and research is understanding and predicting ecological changes across gradients that extend from coastal areas across the continental shelf.
We offer the following degrees:
Interested in a minor? The College of the Coast & Environment offers minors in Wetland Science and Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Toxicology, Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, and Coastal Meteorology.