The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science supports exemplary graduate students annually through a joint Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences (MEES) degree program with the University System of Maryland. Students can also enroll in University of Maryland Baltimore Graduate Program in Life Science (GPILS) and the Masters Program at Frostburg State University.
What is your research area? Determine which area of research you are most interested in and visit the web site describing this area and participating faculty.
Find a faculty advisor: Identify one or more faculty members with whom you may be interested in studying, familiarize yourself with their research and then contact them to determine if they are taking students at this time. Faculty can offer advice on the application process and the most appropriate graduate program given your interests.
Make sure you have your requirements.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Application fee
Check the timeline!
Application Deadline: Application deadlines for each graduate program are listed on the program's websites. Please adhere to these deadlines when applying and please apply directly to the program(s) of interest.
Contact the graduate program of interest to consider and obtain application materials
Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Sciences (MEES) program
Graduate Program in Life Sciences (GPILS)
Masters Programs in Ecology/Conservation and Wildlife/Fisheries (Frostburg University)